Len Gordon, chair of Venable’s Advertising and Marketing Group, is a skilled litigator who draws on his significant experience working for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to protect his clients’ interests and guide their business activity. Len regularly represents companies and individuals in investigations and litigation involving consumer protection and antitrust issues with the FTC, state attorneys general, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Len also represents clients before the National Advertising Division (NAD) and in business-to-business and class action litigation. In addition, he counsels clients on antitrust, advertising, and marketing compliance issues.
During his time with the FTC, most recently as the regional director for the Northeast Regional Office in New York City, Len managed case selection and case management for both consumer protection and antitrust cases. He also actively litigated consumer protection and antitrust cases, and supervised all attorneys, investigators, and support personnel. He served as the liaison to the Bureau of Competition, Bureau of Consumer Protection, and other law enforcement and community groups.