Cedric Gordon is an associate in Chapman and Cutler’s Illinois Public Finance Department. He participated in the firm’s summer associate program in 2012 and joined the firm in 2013.

Cedric regularly serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, and underwriter’s counsel in various governmental purpose financings. His experience includes the representation of clients in connection with the issuance of governmental obligations for school districts, cities and villages, counties, fire protection districts, library districts, and other governmental issuers.

In the summer of 2013, Cedric worked as a PILI Graduate Fellow at the Shriver Center on Poverty Law. While in law school, he interned at Indiana Legal Services and worked as a summer associate at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable J. Leon Holmes of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

Prior to attending law school, Cedric worked as a statistician in the service sector statistics division of the U.S. Census Bureau.



Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013

  • Managing Editor, Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality

Vanderbilt University, B.A., Economics, Mathematics, magna cum laude, 2006

  • Phi Beta Kappa




Professionals' Council for the Shriver Center on Poverty Law

PILI Alumni Network Leadership Council

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