Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4. He is a lawyer and founder of LawScope.
Gordon has been a TV anchor, reporter, and interviewer for more than 25 years. He has been a legal analyst for Court TV and has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, CNN and a variety of radio stations across the country discussing trials, court decisions and U.S. Supreme Court rulings.
Gordon won Emmy Awards for "Hard News" in the coverage of the fatal shootings of two officers at the U.S. Capitol, and the riots that broke out in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, D.C., after the police beating of a civilian. Gordon also won an Emmy in the category of "Outstanding Program" for his coverage of the dedication of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and "Best Feature" for a report on a quadriplegic skydiver.
Gordon was an anchor at Court TV in New York from 1996 until 1998 covering trials and providing legal analysis of cases including the O.J. Simpson civil trial, Dr. Jack Kevorkian assisted suicide trials and the Marv Albert assault trial.
Print media has also tapped Gordon’s expertise. He has been interviewed in The Washington Post, Regardie’s Power Magazine and Washingtonian.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences inducted Gordon into its Silver Circle in recognition of his many years of outstanding service to the Washington, D.C., broadcast community. He has also won EMMY awards for his coverage of the Mt. Pleasant riots, the dedication of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the shooting of two officers at the U.S. capitol, and a report on a quadriplegic skydiver. He has also been honored with the American Bar Association’s Certificate of Merit for his series How to Sue in Small Claims Court.
Gordon serves on the Board of Directors of Days End Farm Horse Rescue in Woodbine, Maryland, a nonprofit organization that rehabilitates abandoned and abused horses with the goal of placing them up for adoption.
Gordon lives in Bethesda with his wife Deb. He has two sons.