James

D. "Jim" Jordan

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500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Jim has served in virtually every leadership role available in the Firm. He served as Munsch Hardt’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2005, and recently finished a term as Litigation Section Head. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, trade secrets, warranties, covenants not to compete and complex litigation of all sorts. In addition to his litigation docket, Jim regularly provides experienced counsel to companies seeking practical business solutions to difficult legal problems.

Jim joined Munsch Hardt in 1986 after practicing with a major Chicago law firm. He is litigation counsel of choice for numerous major international corporations as well as for significant local businesses. Jim has represented companies ranking among the world’s leaders in the fields of telecommunications, healthcare, automotive, bus transportation, air handling, restaurants, real estate development, real estate management, computer services and firearms. He has tried cases in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels from coast to coast.

Jim serves on the Board of Directors of the North Texas Food Bank, and serves as pro bono counsel to Christian Community Action, a charity serving the poor for more than 40 years.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Thomson Reuters – Texas Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Business Edition and Corporate Counsel Edition (2010-2014); Texas Super Lawyers (2009-2012)
  • Woodward/White, Inc. – Best Lawyers in America, Spring Best Lawyers Business Edition (2013); Best Lawyers in America, Texas’ Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation (2007-2018); Best Lawyers in America, Texas’ Best Lawyers, Litigation – Labor & Employment (2011-2018)
  • Dallas Business Journal – Defenders Honoree (Top 15 Business Defense Attorneys in Dallas/Fort Worth) (2008)
  • Memberships

    • North Texas Food Bank (Board of Directors)
    • Christian Community Action Foundation (Pro Bono Counsel)
    • Dallas Bar Association, Business Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Sections
    • State Bar of Texas, Antitrust and Business Litigation, Insurance Law and Labor and Employment Law Sections

Overview

Jim has served in virtually every leadership role available in the Firm. He served as Munsch Hardt’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2005, and recently finished a term as Litigation Section Head. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, trade secrets, warranties, covenants not to compete and complex litigation of all sorts. In addition to his litigation docket, Jim regularly provides experienced counsel to companies seeking practical business solutions to difficult legal problems.

Jim joined Munsch Hardt in 1986 after practicing with a major Chicago law firm. He is litigation counsel of choice for numerous major international corporations as well as for significant local businesses. Jim has represented companies ranking among the world’s leaders in the fields of telecommunications, healthcare, automotive, bus transportation, air handling, restaurants, real estate development, real estate management, computer services and firearms. He has tried cases in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels from coast to coast.

Jim serves on the Board of Directors of the North Texas Food Bank, and serves as pro bono counsel to Christian Community Action, a charity serving the poor for more than 40 years.

Experience

  • Breach of Contract

    Defended one of the largest bus transportation companies in the world in a jury trial in federal court in Montana. The case involved a $100 MM damage claim for

  • Consumer Class Action Defense

    Defended one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world in a putative class action case in Madison County, Illinois. The case involved an alleged

  • Breach of Contract + Fraud

    Defended one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world in litigation in state court in Dallas, Texas. The case involved an alleged breach of a

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