Gordon Davenport III is a partner and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP who has more than three decades of experience representing clients in high stakes complex commercial litigation. His work includes defense of consumer product class actions, business disputes, business torts and other complex commercial cases.
Gordon also has extensive experience in the insurance field, including coverage disputes, class actions, and issues involving D&O and other executive risk coverages. He is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation practices.
Awards and Recognition
Gordon has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system. In 2011-2016, The Legal 500 recognized Gordon in the area of insurance: advice to insurers. He was selected for inclusion in the 2007, 2008, 2011-2016, and 2021 Wisconsin Super Lawyers® lists and has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2010 in the field of commercial litigation. Gordon is a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society for trial lawyers.
He is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin and American Bar Association (Litigation and Tort and Insurance Practice Sections).