Jordan is an experienced litigator and has served as counsel in well-publicized cases involving ERISA fiduciary duty and prohibited transaction matters. He has represented institutional clients in high stakes securities class actions and was part of the litigation team that secured a $275 million settlement with Bear Stearns Companies, and a $19.9 million settlement with Deloitte & Touche LLP in In re Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. securities litigation. Amongst Jordan's most recent case outcomes was a $34.5 million recovery for investors in Patel v. L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc., a settlement that was more than eight times higher than the average settlement of cases with comparable investor losses.
Jordan's unique litigation experience also includes public service as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, where he prosecuted white collar crimes, including medicaid fraud, insurance fraud money laundering and racketeering. Jordan completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Corporate Governance and Business Ethics at Yale University where he also co-authored the book "End of Ethics and a Way Back: How to Fix a Fundamentally Broken Financial System." Jordan has served as a guest columnist for publications including the Morningstar Advisor.
Jordan received his Juris Doctor from New York Law School and a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University. He is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
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