Throughout his career, Michael has worked with leaders in business, politics, and philanthropy. He founded the award-winning communications firm, Group Gordon, seeing a need in the market for a firm that excelled both strategically and tactically. His clients are among the most influential corporations, financial institutions, and nonprofits.
Group Gordon was named one of the top 100 Best Places to Work in New York City by Crain’s New York Business. PRovoke has honored Group Gordon at its SABRE Awards as one of the Top Five Corporate Agencies in North America as well as a Best Agency to Work For, noting that “Group Gordon has a reputation as one of the industry’s good guys, both in terms of the clients it represents and in terms of its own employee culture.”
Michael is a columnist with Business Insider, and his insights on communications matters have been featured in leading broadcast and print outlets including CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, USA Today, The Guardian, and The Los Angeles Times, among many others.
Before beginning his career in corporate PR, Michael served in the Clinton Administration as spokesperson for Attorney General Janet Reno. A former attorney with Skadden, Arps, Michael earned J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Columbia University and his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.