Biography

Jordan’s practice focuses on counseling employers on a broad array of employment law matters, with particular emphasis on discrimination/accommodation issues, terminations and reductions in force, restrictive covenant agreements and enforcement, trade secrets, wage-and-hour issues, and handbook policies.  A litigator by training, he frequently represents management in both affirmative and defensive litigation in federal and state court as well as in investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal and the state Department of Labor, and other regulatory/enforcement agencies.

Jordan advises and represents clients across many industries, ranging from restaurants and retailers to banks, insurance companies, and not-for-profits.  He helps international clients navigate overlapping federal, state, and local employment laws, both on a proactive basis and in response to specific employee events.

In addition to employment law, Jordan also has significant experience in general business litigation, including complex commercial disputes, fraud claims, and indemnification actions.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Jordan worked at a New York-based international law firm for more than a decade.

During law school, Jordan was a notes editor for the New York University Journal of Law & Liberty. He interned in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and served as a student law clerk for the National Labor Relations Board, Division of Judges.

Jordan also previously served as a director and the corporate secretary of a housing cooperative.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Jordan serves as a court-appointed arbitrator and hearing officer/referee in New York City Small Claims Court.

Honors & Awards

  • Named to Super Lawyers’ New York Metro Rising Stars in Employment & Labor for the years 2015-2017
  • Empire State Counsel New York State Bar Association, 2015
  • Pro Bono Honor Roll, Legal Services NYC, 2015

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