Jordan, James D.

  Dallas, Texas, USA
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Jim served as Munsch Hardt's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2005. He is currently a member of the Compensation Committee. The Dallas Business Journal has named Jim one of the six most influential leaders in the Dallas/Fort Worth legal community and one of the top 15 business defense attorneys in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Thomson Reuters has named him a Texas Super Lawyer and his peers have selected him for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, trade secrets, trademarks and covenants not to compete. 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, Illinois law firm. He is litigation counsel of choice for numerous major corporations as well as for significant local businesses. Jim has represented companies ranking among the nation's leaders in the fields of telecommunications, hospitality, restaurants, computer services, software development, financial services, engineering and manufacturing. He has tried cases in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels from coast to coast.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Christian Community Action Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Dallas Bar Association, Business Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Sections
  • State Bar of Texas, Anitrust and Business Litigation, Insurance Law, and Labor and Employment Law Sections
Awards & Honors

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation, Woodward/White, Inc., 2007-2012
  • Business Litigation Super Lawyers — Business Edition and Corporate Counsel Edition, Thomson Reuters, 2010
  • Defenders Honoree, Dallas Business Journal, 2008
  • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2009-2011

  • Illinois
  • Texas
  • Various Federal Courts Throughout the Country
  • University of Illinois College of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Illinois, Master of Business Administration (Taught Business Law in the College of Commerce)
  • University of Missouri, Bachelor of Journalism (Kappa Tau Alpha)

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