Risa B. Gordon is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group. Previously, Ms. Gordon was a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

Ms. Gordon joined Debevoise in 2013. From 2012 to 2013, she clerked for the Hon. Carl E. Stewart, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Ms. Gordon received a J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2012, where she was an articles editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. She received a B.A. from Rice University in 2007.

Ms. Gordon is the co-author of “Takeaways From The 21st Annual IAIS Conference,” Law360 (November, 2014).

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gordon worked for The Boston Consulting Group.

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2012, J.D.
  • Rice University, 2007, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York