Nationally renowned name partner Gordon G. Waterfall helped establish Waterfall, Economidis, Falk and Caldwell in 1969. Over the years, Alan Hanshaw and Robert Villamana added their names to the letterhead as the firm grew and became one of Tucson’s top law firms. Gordon’s standing as a certified public accountant bolstered his tax law expertise and contributed to his standing as a preeminent attorney in the corporate, tax, and trusts and estates practice area.
Practicing law in Arizona for 50 years, Gordon continues to counsel clients in wealth transfer, and estate planning matters, including issues involving wills, trusts, and other endowment devices. He also handles trust and estate supervision for clients, advising them on a variety of issues affecting the administration of their estates.
The Best Lawyers in America© has listed Gordon in its Corporate Law, Tax Law, and Trust and Estates sections since its initial publication in 1983.
Gordon previously served as a Judge Pro Tempore of the Superior Court of Pima County, Arizona.
• Gordon lectures on tax and estate planning matters through the State Bar of Arizona and other professional groups within and outside the State of Arizona.
• He is the author of numerous articles, including a 2005 piece published in the Arizona Bar Journal concerning the Uniform Trust Code.
• Gordon has taught classes in Estate Planning and Estate Administration at the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law.
Gordon has a long and established record of public service:
Gordon was elected to prestigious national positions in the legal field:
Other public service includes: