Leslie McAdoo Gordon
Leslie McAdoo Gordon
Leslie McAdoo Gordon

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.

Federal Commission Wrongly Puts ‘Antietam’ On Confederate Names Chopping Block

To include ‘Antietam’ in a list of names that supposedly honor the Confederacy is to completely misunderstand history.

Here’s Why Judge Sullivan Must Disqualify Himself From Michael Flynn’s Case

Sullivan’s apparent animus toward Flynn’s attorney and his fixation on Flynn being punished demonstrate bias in this case — sufficient to require his disqualification.

Here’s Why Judge Sullivan Can’t Legally Punish Michael Flynn For ‘Perjury’

Sullivan should not embark on any contempt proceeding against Michael Flynn. Doing so would be a misuse of his contempt power.

How The Government’s Misstep Could Enable Michael Flynn To Withdraw His Guilty Plea

The government’s effort to withdraw the departure motion means Flynn can ask to withdraw his guilty plea. Now the prosecutors are changing their tune.

Court To Investigate Whether Michael Flynn’s First Lawyers Did A Bad Job

Flynn’s case, already of significant interest to conservatives, will now likely have the full attention of the D.C. legal profession and ethics experts nationwide.

Why Michael Flynn’s Lawyers And Prosecutors Don’t Understand Each Other

This dispute between the prosecution and the defendant is genuine and passionate and reflects their completely divergent views of the relevant facts.

Covington Lawyers’ Conflict Of Interest May Land Michael Flynn In Jail

If there is to be a just result in Flynn’s case, the court must address the question about Covington’s conflict of interest. Flynn shouldn’t be punished for mistakes that are attributable to his counsel rather than to him.

7 Ways To Reform The Obviously Corrupt FISA Surveillance System

The FISC this week ordered the FBI to advise the court of what steps FBI will take to ensure their abuses are not repeated. That should just be a start.

The Feds Don’t Need To Tell You Or Get A Warrant To Collect Your Emails And Phone Records

In reality, the government can obtain electronic communication records without taking any extraordinary measures. There are very few limitations on this congressional power.

FBI Abused The Law To Keep Flynn From Using His Right To Remain Silent

The FBI’s conduct with Flynn is a troubling display of the government using its power against a citizen to achieve the effect it desired.