Gordon Bobb is a partner in the Century City law firm of Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano and focuses primarily on the representation of actors, comedians, athletes, writers, directors, production companies and distribution companies across television, film and multimedia platforms. Gordon advises, strategizes and counsels his clients so their careers can defy traditional industry limitations and soar in the developing media landscape. Gordon has dedicated his career to representing storytellers and content creators from underrepresented communities.
Gordon helps define his clients’ goals and outlines the path to achieve them through open communication and strategic planning. He approaches his work in a holistic manner since his clients’ careers, along with the industry, are continually evolving. The collaborative relationship directly contributes to reaching their goals and attaining much success in a high-performance industry. He views his work as career consulting, not merely legal advising, since his professional desires and goals are achieved through the success of his clients.
Gordon was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of three children of Guyanese immigrants by way of London, England. He received his bachelor degree in government from Georgetown University. Gordon attended Columbia University School of Law where he studied at its Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts which furthered his appreciation for creative talent and ignited his passion to apply his expertise to the industry.
Immediately after graduation, Gordon began his legal career as a securities attorney in the New York office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher in 1996. In 1998, his passion for the arts sparked a relocation to Los Angeles to join the Century City office of Kay, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler where he remained until he was hired by Nina L. Shaw to join Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano in 2000. Under Ms. Shaw’s tutelage and mentorship, Gordon has become one of the top lawyers in Hollywood and represents many of Hollywood’s most impactful stars and cultural voices.
Gordon has been named to Variety’s “Legal Impact Report” as well as The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyer” lists. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Blackhouse Foundation, a non-profit organization expanding the opportunities for Black multi-platform content creators and their inclusion in major film festivals by fostering an environment for continuing support. He is also an active member and advisor to the Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance as well as a member of the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers’ Association.
Gordon resides in Los Angeles with his wife Alyse, son Jaden and daughter, Sophia.