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Eli A. Gordon


915 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650 Los Angeles, CA 90017 800-577-4587

Eli Gordon is the Managing Partner of the Business Real Estate Group statewide.  Mr. Gordon has been recognized as one of the leading real estate litigation defense attorneys in Los Angeles and has represented some of the largest property owners and managers in the country in high stakes litigation. Mr. Gordon is the Chair of the Affordable Housing Practice Group at Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP and has been a distinguished member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) government affairs committee (Los Angeles chapter).

Mr. Gordon joined KTS in 2006 as a law clerk while attending Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California.  Mr. Gordon then joined KTS as an Associate Attorney in 2007 and, after exhibiting an exemplary record of results for his clients, was named Partner in 2014.

Mr. Gordon’s practice has focused primarily on defending complex litigation matters filed in state and federal court against owners and managers of residential and commercial real estate including, but not limited to, mass Plaintiff habitability disputes, fair housing disputes, wrongful eviction claims, breach of lease actions and other matters in the business and real estate arena.  Mr. Gordon’s work in prosecuting commercial breach of lease complaints has led to judgments totaling in the millions of dollars for his clients.  Mr. Gordon has handled several high profile appellate matters and has presented argument before the California Court of Appeals, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.

Mr. Gordon is also an active member of the California Apartment Association, the Institute of Real Estate Management and the Building Owners and Managers Association.


  • California Bar, 2007
  • Federal Bar, 2007


  • Chapman University School of Law, J.D.
  • Chapman University School of Law, Certificate in Taxation
  • San Diego State University, B.S. Finance

Professional and Civic Engagement:

  • Member, California Apartment Association
  • Member, Building Owners and Managers Association
  • Member, Institute of Real Estate Management
  • Member, California Self-Storage Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • California Department of Real Estate, Broker


  • Speaker on Landlord/Tenant, Self-Storage and Affordable Housing Law

Special Awards:

  • Awarded Avvo Client’s Choice Award in 2020 and 2021