Jordan Arakawa's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. She represents companies in a broad range of disputes, including product liability, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, breach of contract, and consumer credit. She has also represented companies in civil and criminal enforcement actions involving possible violations of the False Claims Act (FCA) and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Jordan's experience includes all aspects of litigation in federal and state courts nationwide, from internal investigations and discovery through trial. Recently, Jordan was a member of a team that secured a complete defense verdict in a product liability jury trial. Best Lawyers recognized Jordan as "One to Watch" in commercial litigation in 2020 and 2021.
Jordan also maintains an active pro bono practice. She has represented plaintiffs in civil rights actions and refugees through Jones Day's Border Project. She also serves as a mentor to high school students through the San Diego County Bar Association's partnership with the Crawford High School Academy of Law.
Before joining Jones Day, Jordan taught high school math in Philadelphia through Teach for America.
- University of California, Berkeley (J.D. 2013); Haverford College (B.A. in History magna cum laude 2008; Phi Beta Kappa)
- California and U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California