Las Vegas, Nevada

Gordon Law

Business Litigation, Guidance and Advocacy

Gordon Law

6655 S. Cimarron Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89113
702-527-5557
Gordon Law, Small Business Law, Services, Las Vegas, Nevada

Small-to-medium business owners in Las Vegas know the importance of having a trusted legal team by their side, whether they are looking to expand current operations or need assistance with human resource processes.Gordon Law can provide assistance in these matters and many more, thanks to Attorney Aviva Gordon’s rich litigation background.

As a member of Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Gordon has what it takes to keep your business on the fast track toward success. This is made possible by Gordon Law’s expansive expertise, which includes the following practice areas:

  • Business Litigation: Attorney Gordon is no stranger to business litigation. With a career spanning 20 years in the Nevada court system, Gordon has the skills necessary to mitigate legal issues before they arise. Clients can access quality legal advice via the firm’s Your In-House Counsel, which provides affordable and effective representation to businesses.
  • Selecting and Maintaining a Business Entity: Selecting a suitable business entity can be a complex process. This business law team can help you choose between options like limited liability companies and corporations while also offering assistance on the creation of essential business documents.
  • Strategic Planning: Gordon Law can also help you take the important steps toward growing your business, which is a great way to ensure future success. Business growth typically entails purchasing additional land or acquiring other businesses, as well as issues like securing financing from investors.
  • Human Resource Issues: Gordon Law can even lend their help to human resource issues. They will help you create employee handbooks, non-competition agreements, and can also provide guidance handling employee claims.

When it comes to entrepreneurship, reaching important goals and milestones often requires the guidance of an experienced professional. With a business lawyer from Gordon Law on your side, you can rest assured that your business’ growth will be supported every step of the way, thanks to this firm’s aggressive and knowledgeable service. Las Vegas business owners can visit the website to learn more information, or call (702) 527-5557 to schedule your consultation today. 

Announcements & Events from Gordon Law
The case for a business lawyer, Las Vegas, Nevada
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The Overtime Rule is Clawing Back from the Dead, Las Vegas, Nevada
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New domestic violence law to affect all employers come January 1, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas Businesses continue to show confidence - is it time to start your business?, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Nevada's Supreme Court affirms that Nevada is the best place to have an LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Gordon Law is thrilled to announce that Aviva Gordon was inducted into the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada’s Hall of Fame.  As a Las Vegas Attorney exclusively representin...read more
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I am thrilled to have been quoted in this very insightful article about business litigation featured in Nevada Business Magazine.  http://www.nevadabusiness.com/2017/03/avoidin...read more
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I have the distinct privilege of being a board member for the Josh Stevens Foundation.  The Foundation, named for a young man who left us far too early, celebrates and encourage...read more
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I’m honored to be a nominee for the 13th Athena Award.  Thank you Women’s Chamber of Commerce! read more
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