Mary Cate Gordon JD

Mary Cate Gordon

Mary Cate Gordon JD

Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Public Health



Ms. Gordon is an attorney who specializes in labor and employment law.  As an adjunct professor at USciences she is able to integrate her litigation skills and experience into her Health Care Law Course. Ms. Gordon represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. Her employment litigation experience includes defending wage and hour, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, breach of contract, unfair competition, and wrongful termination claims. Ms. Gordon counsels employers on workplace issues such as hiring and discharge matters, reductions in force, wage and hour compliance, drug testing, and disability accommodations. She has experience assisting employers with drafting and reviewing workplace policies and agreements, including social media policies, employment agreements, and separation agreements.

Ms. Gordon also advises employers on traditional labor issues, including union-organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, and unlawful picketing activity. She has experience handling grievance arbitrations, as well as representing employers before the National Labor Relations Board, New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission, and New Jersey Office of Administrative Law.

Since 2009, Ms. Gordon has been an Adjunct Professor at Drexel University, teaching courses on health care law, legislation, and policy, and health and vulnerable populations. She also teaches health care law at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

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Judicial Clerkships

Justice Roberto A. Rivera-Soto, Supreme Court of New Jersey

Contact Information

Mailing address: University of the Sciences
600 S. 43rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 856.761.3464