Ian Gordon

Ian Gordon

Location:
Santa Rosa, California
Phone:
707-387-0966
Fax:
707-575-3826
Email:

Mr. Gordon has been practicing law in Sonoma County for over three decades. He attended schools in Santa Rosa and Sacramento since he was 10 years old and remained a Sonoma County resident throughout his legal career.

After recently retiring from a long and distinguished career with Farmers Insurance, we now welcome him to H&M Law. Mr. Gordon began as a Trial Attorney with Farmers, was promoted to Senior Trial Attorney, High Exposure Trial Attorney, and ultimately to Managing Attorney. He has handled catastrophic loss cases all throughout Northern & Central California. His past career gives him a unique perspective of dealing with insurance companies, since he was an insurance company attorney for over 30 years!

Ian will continue to handle all levels of personal injury, landlord-tenant, and insurance bad faith cases.  Call Ian Gordon today at Hansen & Miller Law Firm.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Personal Injury
  • 15% Landlord Tenant/Habitability
  • 10% Insurance Bad Faith

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1986
  • California State Courts and Courts of Appeal, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Western District of California, 1986
  • Supreme Court of California, 1986

Education

  • Empire College School of Law, Santa Rosa, California
    • J.D. magna cum laude
    • Honors: Corpus Juris Award Winner
  • California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, California
    • B.A. summa cum laude
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Minor: Sociology

Published Works

  • “Labor Code § 4550 The Power Press Exception to the Exclusive Remedy of Workers’ Compensation”, California Trial Lawyers Association, October, 1994

Classes/Seminars

  • Mentor Leadership (Presenter), Farmers Insurance, 2014
  • Presidential Leadership Program, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 2012
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (Presenter), Sonoma County Bar Association, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Appointed by Farmers Insurance as one of fifteen attorneys nationwide to handle all of its catastrophic personal injury and death claims, 2005 - 2017
  • Excellence in Trials Award Winner, 2011
  • Corpus Juris Award Winner, 1984

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California State Bar, Attorney, 1986 - Present
  • Phi Kappa Phi (academic society), Lifetime Member, 1980 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Farmers Insurance, Managing Attorney, 2009 - 2017
  • Farmers Insurance, High Exposure Trial Attorney, 2005 - 2009
  • Farmers Insurance, Senior Trial Attorney, 1999 - 2004
  • Farmers Insurance, Trial Attorney, 1997 - 1998

Pro Bono Activities

  • Sat for Sonoma County Courts as Judge Pro Tem, 1992 - Present
  • Member of Sonoma County Superior Court Committee, 2011 - 2013
  • Handled criminal appeals for indigent defendants, 1998 - 2008