Leslie McAdoo Gordon is the principal of McAdoo Gordon & Associates, P.C., founded in 2003. She provides criminal defense for individuals facing misdemeanor and/or felony charges, as well as “white collar” criminal offenses in state and federal courts. She also represents contractors and individuals facing administrative sanctions, including revocation of security clearances and debarment from federal contracts.
Ms. McAdoo Gordon graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1996. She is licensed to practice law in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and numerous federal trial and appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
Prior to entering the field of law, she served as a Special Agent for the Department of Defense, Defense Investigative Service (now the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency), conducting background investigations for security clearances. While at DIS, she completed advanced personnel and facility clearance training. Consequently, as an attorney, Ms. McAdoo Gordon helps individuals and companies navigate the security clearance process, in addition to defending clearance cases.