Jordan Matthews is a former Assistant United States Attorney and experienced trial lawyer. As a federal prosecutor, Jordan investigated and prosecuted a wide range of crimes, including national security, espionage, theft of trade secret, cybercrime, extortion, RICO, civil rights, financial fraud, and tax offenses. Jordan currently focuses her practice on internal and government investigations, high-stakes civil and criminal litigation, and compliance counseling.
Jordan was an Assistant United States Attorney for nearly seven years, most recently serving in the National Security and Cybercrime Section of the Chicago U.S. Attorney’s Office. During Jordan's time as a federal prosecutor, she tried numerous cases to verdict and led hundreds of investigations. Jordan also frequently worked closely with corporations who were victims of crime.
Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Jordan was a litigator at a multinational law firm where she handled commercial litigation matters with an emphasis on products-based class actions, mass torts, and consumer fraud.
Jordan is on the Board of Managers for Legal Action Chicago, co-chair of the Chicago chapter of the Women's White Collar Defense Association, and an active member of the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago.
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- University of Pennsylvania (J.D. 2009); Yale University (B.A. in Political Science 2006)
- Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar), and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois (2014-2021)
- Law Clerk to Judge J. Curtis Joyner, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2009-2010)