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. Jordan has defended hundreds of mesothelioma and lung cancer cases in dozens of 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 physicians; and preparing cases for trial.
In addition to his product liability and toxic tort practice, Jordan regularly counsels religious institutions and other nonprofit organizations. Jordan guides nonprofit clients on issues related to litigation, employment disputes, real estate transactions, and tax issues. A life-long United Methodist, Jordan has served United Methodist churches as counsel, as a trustee, as a volunteer working with youth and music ministries, and as a pastor’s husband.
Jordan also 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 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 relationships with Grace Hill Settlement House, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, and other organizations. He had the pleasure of serving as Co-Chair of the Missouri Bar’s Access to Justice Committee.