A member of the Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation industry team, Jordan focuses his practice on the defense of product liability and toxic tort litigation for many of the world’s leading manufacturers of specialty chemicals, petrochemicals, paint and coatings, ammunition, automobile parts, and industrial and consumer products. His experience spans from drafting complaints and responsive pleadings in complex litigation, overseeing extensive document productions and discovery responses, and authoring appellate briefs.
Jordan has defended hundreds of mesothelioma and lung cancer cases pending in Illinois, Missouri and dozens of other jurisdictions across the country. His experience overseeing the day-to-day management of hundreds of active cases includes developing defense strategies; managing discovery; deposing fact witnesses, experts and treating physicians; and preparing cases for trial.
In addition to his product liability and toxic tort practice, Jordan regularly handles litigation involving employment discrimination, contract disputes, medical malpractice, intellectual property and ethics complaints. He has represented two plaintiffs in separate fraud cases; between the two matters, he secured and collected more than $2 million in settlement payments. Jordan also recently obtained a unanimous defense verdict on behalf of an anesthesiologist in a wrongful death jury trial in St. Louis County.
Throughout his career, Jordan has handled numerous pro bono cases. He counsels individuals on a variety of legal issues through the firm’s relationship with Grace Hill Settlement House, routinely represents tenants in unlawful detainer actions through the Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s Volunteer Lawyers Program, and has represented juveniles in criminal actions before the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, Juvenile Division.