Gordon Olswing is from Memphis, Tennessee and has been in the private practice of law since 1986. Gordon was employed after college by a national (e.g.“Big Eight”) and large regional Certified Public Accounting firms where he assisted clients with business and tax matters including, but not limited to audit engagements, preparation of business tax returns and financial statements and with the evaluation of business and accounting procedures. Gordon’s financial and accounting background has substantially benefitted his clients. Gordon is enrolled to represent clients in all Tennessee State and local courts, federal district courts, the United States Tax Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Gordon is a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Certified Family and General Civil Mediator. In addition to his private practice, Gordon serves as a Shelby County Deputy Divorce Referee and previously served as part–time Assistant Shelby County Attorney for twenty years, representing Shelby County, Tennessee in real estate and commercial transactions and litigation. Gordon represented Shelby County, Tennessee in the negotiation of relocation of the NBA franchise the Memphis Grizzlies to Memphis, Tennessee and matters regarding the construction and financing of the FedEx Forum. Gordon taught negotiable instruments as an adjunct professor at the University of Memphis School of law.