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Gordon W. Prince

Gordon W. Prince is a business law attorney who joined Gawthrop Greenwood shortly after graduating number one in his class at Widener University Delaware Law School. He focuses his practice in the firm’s Business Law Department and supports a broad range of transactional and general business entity matters including business formation, the drafting and negotiation of contracts and merger agreements, business compliance with state and federal law, and real estate and corporate governance. He is particularly attuned to the needs of local businesses, supporting  mid-sized business clients with his authorship of Gawthrop Greenwood’s Guide to Buying and Selling a Business.

Gordon was named to Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch 2024, after undergoing rigorous review and confidential evaluations by top attorneys in his field. He has been named annually to Super Lawyers Rising Stars as well as Main Line Today‘s Top Lawyers and the Daily Local News’ Top Lawyers. In addition, Gordon serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Chester County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as the Maritime Law Association of the United States.

Gordon has served on the Delaware Supreme Court as a Wolcott Fellow to Chief Justice Strine, participating first-hand in the adjudication of cases that have a significant impact on the corporate world. In addition, he has spent time as a law clerk in multiple Philadelphia law firms that focused on criminal defense and insurance and subrogation law. As a former Class II patrolman for the Ocean City Police Department who also worked police security detail within the Ocean City Municipal Courthouse, Gordon has gained a unique operational understanding of the law and court system.

A former captain of the Gettysburg College football team, Gordon stays involved in sports and is a resident of West Chester, where he enjoys walking his dog around town and attending local events with his wife.

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2019

EDUCATION

  • Widener University Delaware School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • Gettysburg College, B.A., Sociology, 2015

MEMBERSHIPS & SERVICE

  • Board of Directors Member, Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Leadership Chester County, 2023

ADDITIONAL DISTINCTIONS

  • Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch, 2024
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2022-present
  • Top Lawyers, Main Line Today, 2020-present
  • Top Lawyers, Daily Local News, 2022-present, Readers Choice Awards
  • Class Valedictorian, Widener University Delaware Law School, summa cum laude
  • Academic Success Fellow
  • The William J. Connor Memorial Award for Administrative Law
  • Transactional Law Honor Society– Best Contract Draft, 2019
Gawthrop Attorney Gordon Prince

(610) 696-8225

 gprince@gawthrop.com

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DISTINCTIONS

  • Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch, 2024
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2022-present
  • Top Lawyers, Main Line Today, 2020-present
  • Top Lawyers, Daily Local News, 2022-present, Readers Choice Awards
  • Class Valedictorian, Widener University Delaware Law School, summa cum laude
  • Academic Success Fellow
  • The William J. Connor Memorial Award for Administrative Law
  • Transactional Law Honor Society – Best Contract Draft, 2019

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