EDUCATION: Ph.D. (Law), University of Edinburgh; LL.M., Columbia University; J.D., Washburn University; Ph.D. (English), M.A., B.A., University of Kansas
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Randy Gordon is a partner in and Chair of the Antitrust Practice of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, where he focuses on antitrust, RICO, class-action, and university-related matters. His professional activities include service as Past Chair of the State Bar of Texas Antitrust Section, a member of the Competition Torts Committee of the Antitrust Section of the ABA, and an elected member of both the WS Society and the American Law Institute. He has been recognized/featured in antitrust law by Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers in America, Global Competition Review 100, Who’s Who Legal, and Super Lawyers and is an Inaugural Member of the Texas Million Dollar Verdict Hall of Fame. He also routinely offers public commentary on antitrust, RICO, and class action matters (The Economist, Houston Chronicle, Law360).
EDUCATIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Randy is an Executive Professor of Law at Texas A&M University (with a joint appointment in the Department of History), a past Faculty Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Edinburgh, a former adjunct at SMU, and a Fellow of the Dallas Institute. He has also served as an Advisory Board Member of the College of LA&S, the Hall Center for the Humanities, and the Spencer Museum of Art at KU and as a Key Collaborator in the Beyond Text project at the University of Edinburgh. He is the Senior Host of “The Writer’s Studio,” a series of interviews with contemporary authors broadcast throughout the country by KERA/National Public Radio.
PUBLICATIONS: Randy is a frequent lecturer and writer. (See SSRN page.) His recent book, Rehumanizing Law: A Theory of Law and Democracy, was published in 2011 by the University of Toronto Press (review: Harvard); book chapters on legal theory were recently published by Ashgate and Springer. He has law-review articles published in journals of California, Cambridge, Columbia, Florida, Loyola, Nevada, Penn, San Francisco, SMU, Southwestern, Suffolk, Tulane, and Vermont. Randy’s RICO articles are routinely cited as authority by courts, commentators and practitioners, including in pattern jury instructions, leading law reviews (e.g., Columbia, Harvard, NYU, and Yale), and briefs in cases before the US Supreme Court (e.g., Anza, Bank of China, and Bridge).