Daniella Gordon defends clients who are facing criminal charges, or who are the subjects of criminal investigation by state or federal authorities.  She also represents businesses and individuals in civil commercial disputes.  Ms. Gordon serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is Co-Chair of the Construction Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.  Ms. Gordon is also Chair of the Legal Redress and Criminal Justice Committees of the historically significant Southern Burlington County branch of the NAACP.      

In her criminal defense practice, Ms. Gordon represents clients in internal and government investigations, and through all stages of criminal litigation -- from negotiating non-prosecution agreements and pleas, to obtaining declinations and dismissals, through trial.  In her white collar practice, Ms. Gordon has represented businesses and individuals, both targets and witnesses, in a range of state and federal government investigations, including false claims in public contracting, health care fraud, bank fraud, insurance fraud, public corruption, money laundering, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  Ms. Gordon has handled subpoenas and counseled clients in matters involving multi-jurisdictional investigations of domestic and foreign entities.  

Ms. Gordon's civil practice focuses on construction litigation and procurement. She regularly represents businesses before courts throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and in the United States Court of Federal Claims.  Ms. Gordon has represented owners, developers, sureties and all tiers of contractors in a range of disputes, including construction defect claims, damages for delay, differing site conditions, professional negligence, bid protests and injunctions.  Ms. Gordon regularly speaks on construction issues throughout New Jersey.  Ms. Gordon's criminal defense background sets her apart from most commercial litigators in dealing with allegations of fraud in civil disputes.  

Daniella Gordon, Esq.

Knowing Your Rights.  Understanding Your Business.    


Serving clients throughout New Jersey and the Philadelphia metropolitan region.  
Areas of practice: major criminal defense in state and federal court, white collar, procurement fraud, health care fraud, false claims, commercial disputes, construction 
litigation, construction contracts, public contracting, bid protests, business disputes, business fraud, employment law, municipal matters, civil rights.  ​

Prior to starting her own firm, Ms. Gordon worked in Philadelphia as an attorney for one of the largest construction litigation law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region.  She also spent several years working with a renowned criminal defense and civil rights attorney in New Jersey.  Before entering private practice, Ms. Gordon served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert G. Millenky, former Presiding Judge of the Civil Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County.  During law school, Ms. Gordon received several advocacy awards and won the award for Best Brief in the Rutgers Hunter Moot Court Competition.  She also served as a legal extern to the Honorable Joseph H. Rodriguez in the District Court for the District of New Jersey.  Ms. Gordon received her undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Connecticut College.  She is also a graduate of the acclaimed National Criminal Defense College (NCDC) in Macon, Georgia.       

712 E. Main St., Suite 2A
Moorestown, NJ  08057
Ph: (856) 242-3949

1500 Walnut St., 21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19102
Ph: (215) 870-9996

Russian Language 

Ms. Gordon is fluent in Russian and enjoys representing businesses and individuals in the Russian-speaking community.  When you make business decisions that have legal or financial consequences, or when you face criminal charges, you do not want to be at a disadvantage by being unable to communicate fully with your own attorney.  

Миссис Гордон свободно говорит по-русски и с удовольствием представляет компании и индивидуальных личностей русско-говорящего сообщества. При принятии важных решений, которые веско влияют на Ваш бизнес, а так же имеют легальные и финансовые последствия, или при криминальных обстоятельствах очень важно, чтобы Вы и Ваш адвокат легко понимали друг-друга.

 Moorestown, NJ: (856) 242-3949 

Philadelphia, PA: (215) 870-9996

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Professional and Community involvement

Representative Matters

  • Not Guilty verdict after trial in matter involving allegations of theft from business partnership.

  • Settled securities enforcement action involving alleged ponzi scheme in which government claimed over $10,000,000 loss for $23,000.  
  • Averted prosecution of entity accused of kick-back scheme to local government agency.   
  • Not Guilty verdict after jury trial involving charges of reckless manslaughter and aggravated assault with deadly weapon.
  • Obtained full dismissal of Title IX sexual misconduct charges for student at large university after full investigation; obtained full dismissal of related state court matter.  
  • Secured significant settlement for developer in a multi-million dollar action against numerous design professionals for delays caused by survey and site plan errors.
  • Reversal on appeal of judgment of conviction and sentence. 
  • Successfully negotiated settlement for alleged false claims on behalf of contractor whose preferential status as a "local business enterprise" was being challenged by government, averted further civil and criminal investigation into previous contract awards.
  • Obtained summary judgment of a million dollar claim for contractor accused of negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of teaming agreement by subcontractor in connection with federal construction project. 
  • Recovered significant settlement for former New Jersey State Police officer in connection with claims of gender discrimination.
  • Not Guilty verdicts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania DUI.  
  • Local counsel for individuals and entities in federal and state court litigation in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.