Debt Collection, The Sequel


Debt collection is a growth industry, in Oregon and across the country. Last year, WW wrote about Daniel Gordon, a lawyer who has filed thousands of Oregon lawsuits on behalf of debt collectors. Debt collection is one of Oregon’s—and the nation’s—fastest-growing businesses. Sophisticated companies buy up portfolios of bad credit-card debt, often at pennies on the dollar, in a kind of salvage ...   More
Monday, August 18, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

The Enforcer

Banks send lawyer Daniel Gordon after people who don’t pay their credit-card bills. Who is watching how he operates?

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Misfortune is Daniel N. Gordon’s best friend. No Oregon lawyer files more lawsuits—or wins more—than Gordon. He doesn’t do divorces, car accidents or medical malpractice. Instead, he is th   More
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Another Debt-Collection Lawyer Gets Slapped by the Bar

As the recession drags more consumers into late payments and default, another prominent debt-collection lawyer in Oregon has been disciplined by the State Bar. The latest issue of the Oregon State Bar Bulletin out this week reports that Daniel Gordon, a lawyer from Eugene who files lawsuits against debtors across the state, was publicly reprimanded Feb. 23. You may recall Gordon from a WW ...   More
Friday, May 1, 2009 JAMES PITKIN


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