About JOHN P. GORDON, ESQ.
Telephone: 516.437.4385 x143
John P. Gordon, a member of Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP’s Business
and Transactional Law, Exit Planning for Business Owners, Real Estate,
and Trust and Estate Planning Practice Groups, was promoted from associate
to counsel in January 2017.
Mr. Gordon concentrates in all phases of business formation, planning,
ownership transfers, entity dissolutions, exit and succession planning
and other transactions; and represents clients throughout the purchase,
sale, lease and finance of residential and commercial real estate. Additionally,
he represents charities and other not-for-profit organizations during
formation and application for tax-exempt status and advises them on compliance
and governance issues. In the Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group,
he formulates and implements estate and gift tax plans for individuals.
Mr. Gordon shares his knowledge on a pro bono basis, representing homeowners
at foreclosure settlement conferences as part of the Queens Volunteer
Lawyers Project. He is president of the Chamber of Commerce of the Willistons,
having previously served as the organization’s networking director.
He is a member of the Queens County, New York State and the Nassau County
Bar Associations, serving on the latter’s Real Property Law and
Surrogate’s Court Estates and Trusts Committees.
Mr. Gordon has lectured on estate planning and real estate matters; has
been quoted in the press on legal and tax issues; and writes informative
articles on legal and tax matters. His 2014 article on estate tax and
the use of credit shelter trusts was published in The CPA Journal. Among
his other published articles are: Buy-Sell Agreements: Don’t Leave
the Continued Success of Your Business up to Chance (2016); How to Protect
Your Turf: Why Property Surveys Matter (2014), Why Estate Tax Planning
Is As Important As Ever (2013), Ensure You're Insured (2012), To Sell
or Not to Sell? Capital Gains Surtax to Kick in on January 1, 2013 (2010),
Two Important Court Decisions on Condos and Co-ops (2007) and Obtaining
Real Estate Loans Without Counsel: A Recipe for Disaster (2007).
Admitted to practice law in the State of New York, Mr. Gordon received
his Juris Doctorate degree from Fordham University School of Law and his
Bachelor of Arts in Classics and Philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross.