Yehudah Gordon

Associate

New York

(212) 297-2675

(646) 588-1438

Recent Publication:

CFTC Issues New Guidance Prioritizing Compliance Programs in Enforcement Decisions [Alert]

Nicole H. Sprinzen and Yehudah Gordon the CFTC's new guidance memorandum outlining factors that the Division of Enforcement will consider when evaluating compliance programs in connection with actions it brings.

Yehudah focuses his practice on white collar criminal matters, corporate investigations and complex civil litigation. He has experience with matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and cases involving False Claims Act and fraud allegations. Yehudah has participated in internal investigations and represents clients facing federal and state investigations and prosecutions. He also has experience defending clients in complex product liability actions pending in both state and federal courts.

Yehudah previously clerked for the Honorable Claire C. Cecchi, U.S. District Court, District of NJ and the Honorable James M. Blaney, NJ Superior Court (Ocean Vicinage). Prior to his legal education and experience, Yehudah served as a Team Leader in the Israeli Defense Forces.

Yehudah earned his bachelor’s degree from Charter Oak State College and his law degree from Fordham University School of Law. While earning his degree, Yehudah was a member of the Fordham Environmental Law Review, a member of the Securities Arbitration Clinic and received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award.

Experience

News

More Than 200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 20, 2020

Best Lawyers selected 201 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Publications

CFTC Issues New Guidance Prioritizing Compliance Programs in Enforcement Decisions [Alert]

September 16, 2020

Nicole H. Sprinzen and Yehudah Gordon the CFTC's new guidance memorandum outlining factors that the Division of Enforcement will consider when evaluating compliance programs in connection with actions it brings.

Resolutions Highlight Aggressive Sanctions Enforcement, Need For Senior Level Commitment to Compliance [Alert]

July 21, 2020

Gordon Yehudah and Martin Bloor discuss the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control's settlement with Essentra FZE Co. Ltd., for alleged violations of the North Korea Sanctions Regulations.

New DOJ Policy Seeks to Avoid “Piling On” Corporate Penalties [Criminal Defense & Internal Investigations Alert]

May 10, 2018

Martin S. Bloor and Yehudah Gordon discuss the new policy, officially titled “Policy on Coordination of Corporate Resolution Penalties,” that will be added as a new section to the U.S. Attorneys’ Manual.

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2010
  • Charter Oak State College, B.A., 2006
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York

Honorable Claire C. Cecchi, U.S. District Court -- New Jersey

Honorable James M. Blaney, NJ Superior Court (Ocean Vicinage)


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Hebrew