Gordon Cooney, P ’21

Trustee since 2018
Gordon is an attorney and is the leader of Morgan Lewis’ litigation practice, overseeing the firm’s litigation operations and 450 lawyers worldwide. Gordon served as an adjunct faculty member at Villanova Law School for eleven years. He is the Former Chair of the Board of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and serves on the Board of the Pennsylvania Insurance Project. He is the former Chair of the Board of the Gesu School, Rosemont School of the Holy Child, and the U.S. Lacrosse Foundation. Gordon is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the American Law Institute, and has been named to “Best Lawyers in America” every year since 2007. Gordon is a graduate of Episcopal Academy, Wesleyan University, and Villanova University Law School.

Committees: Audit and Risk Management (Chair), Executive, Executive Evaluation Committee
The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.