Tracy and George Gordon

 

Tracy and George Gordon

Tracy and George Gordon are passionate supporters of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, and the proud parents of four Barrack alumi, Rachel ’12, Sarah ’13, Jacob ’16, and Eli ’18. George is the Immediate Past President of the Board, has held various positions on the Executive Committee, and has been actively involved in leading a number of the school’s transformative strategic initiatives over the last few years, including the creation of the Robert M. Saligman Middle School at JBHA. Tracy served as Co-President of the Parent Teacher Organization for five years, and currently sits on the Governance and Nominating Committee, Enrollment Advancement Task Force, and the Barrack Builders Committee.

Tracy has been a devoted lay leader in the Philadelphia Jewish community for the past 25 years. Currently, she is the Campaign Chair for Women’s Philanthropy at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, where she has also served as Co-Chair of the Jewish Life and Learning Commission, member of the Campaign Cabinet, and on the Board of Trustees. Tracy is a member of the Executive Board of Philly Friendship Circle, and has served on the Board of Directors for Perelman Jewish Day School and Temple Sinai. Tracy is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and holds a master’s degree in Jewish education.

George is a partner at Dechert LLP, where he has co-chaired the firm’s global Antitrust Practice Group and Life Sciences practice. Chambers USA, a referral guide to leading lawyers in the United States, has consistently recognized George as a leading antitrust lawyer, and writes that he “wins praise as one of the top antitrust defense lawyers” in the country. George was also named Philadelphia Antitrust Law “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America, and has been recognized as a national “Litigation Star” and a “Life Science Star” by other leading legal publications. George is actively involved in Dechert’s pro-bono work and has handled a variety of pro-bono matters, including a successful challenge to a client’s death sentence in a capital case. He has also served on the Board of Directors of The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia.