State Bar of Michigan
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Western Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law school,
Juris Doctor, 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies, 2008
HONORS & AWARDS
Member, The Grand Rapids Economic Club
Member, The Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
Member, Grand Rapids Bar Association
Member, Grand Rapids Young Professionals
Member, The Michigan Association for Justice
Member, Michigan Bar Association
Member, Masters of Foxhounds Association of America
Member, Tennessee Valley Hunt
Board of Directors, Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc. (2013-Present)
Corporate Team Sponsor, BISSELL-ABG-GIANT Amateur Cycling Team (2013-2016)
Sponsor, Michigan Ballet Academy (2015-2016)
GSAA HOME EQUITY TRUST 2006-2 by and through LL FUNDS LLC vs. WELLS FARGO BANK N.A. and SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC. (Case No.: 4:14-cv-04166-RAL, United States District Court for the District of South Dakota Southern Division).
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY vs. FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION, as receiver for Washington Mutual Bank; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, National Association; and WASHINGTON MUTUAL MORTGAGE SECURITIES CORPORATION (Case No.: 09-CV-1656-RMC, United States District Court for the District of Columbia).
VNB REALTY, INC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Valley National Bank vs. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (Case No.: 13-cv-04743-WJM-MF, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey).
In the Matter of: American Home Mortgage Assets Trust 2007-2 (Case No.: 0:14-cv-00453-ADM-TNL, State of Minnesota, County of Hennepin, Fourth Judicial District).
J&N KOETS, INC. vs. ONEMARKET PROPERTIES LAKE POINTE, LLC; LAKE POINTE CONDOMINIUMS & TOWNHOMES ASSOCIATION (Case No.: 12-09165-CKB, State of Michigan, County of Kent, 17th Circuit Court Specialized Business Docket).
In re: Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation (Case No.: Case 3:15-md-02672-CRB, United States District Court for the Northern District of California).
Represented several institutional investors to settle via confidential pre-suit facilitative mediation a multi-billion-dollar securities dispute in Beverly Hills, California.
Represented The Knights of Columbus and other institutional investors in securities litigation in state courts, federal courts, and FINRA arbitrations.
Joined several mortgage-backed securities litigation trial teams representing institutional investors (such as hedge funds, insurance companies and regional banks) in cases against U.S. and international banking and investment institutions across the country.
Businesses often have disputes with other businesses. Jordan represents companies with their commercial litigation needs and has assisted companies of all sizes and client sectors. She has represented clients ranging in size from multi-million-dollar agribusiness to closely held family companies. Notably, for a closely held family-owned business, Jordan won a unanimous jury verdict on a breach of contract claim valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Jordan has litigated many commercial disputes for companies in State Court, Federal Court, arbitration and mediation. She has won and defended temporary restraining orders and injunctions. Representative issues litigated include:
- Breach of contract (common law and UCC)
- ICANN Domain Name
- Non-competition/Non-solicitation disputes
- Trade secret misappropriation
- Tortious interference with contract/prospective business
- Violation of the Lanham Act
Asset-Backed Securities Litigation
In the wake of the Mortgage Crisis, Jordan represented institutional investors across the United States against the money-center Wall Street banking and lending institutions. Specifically, when investors suffered losses in their asset-backed securities holdings due to fraud, negligence, breach of contract, and other causes of action, Jordan litigated the claims in FINRA arbitration, pre-suit confidential mediation, state court, and federal court all over the country. Representative issues include:
- Breach of contract
- Violation of the Trust Indenture Act
- Violation of The Securities Exchange Act of 1933
- Violation of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Class Action/Multi-District Litigation
Class action and multi-district litigation disputes are often complex in nature and large in scale. Jordan has both prosecuted and defended class action matters and has prosecuted claims in multi-district litigation. Notably, in the In re: Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” MDL case pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.