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Jordan L. Matthis

Associate

(312) 619-4933
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Chicago
One North Franklin
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606


Education

J.D., Southern Illinois University, School of Law, 2013

  • Black Law Students Association, President
  • Mock Trial Team Assistant Coach
  • Illinois Innocence Project

B.A., Political Science, Minor in African-American Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

Jordan L. Matthis is an Associate in the Chicago office of Gordon & Rees whose practice focuses on employment and commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Matthis was an Assistant State’s Attorney in both the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau and Civil Actions Bureau of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. As an Assistant State’s Attorney, she prosecuted criminal misdemeanors and defended Cook County against civil rights, labor and employment, and medical malpractice claims. Ms. Matthis has extensive litigation experience and has served as lead trial counsel in over 100 bench trials and in 14 jury trials taken to verdict.

Ms. Matthis earned her J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law where she served as a Legal Research and Writing and Trial Advocacy Teaching Assistant. She also served as a Member and Assistant Coach of the Mock Trial Team.

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Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Community Involvement

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Contact

(312) 619-4933

jmatthis@grsm.com


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Chicago

Education

J.D., Southern Illinois University, School of Law, 2013

  • Black Law Students Association, President
  • Mock Trial Team Assistant Coach
  • Illinois Innocence Project

B.A., Political Science, Minor in African-American Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

Jordan L. Matthis

Associate

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Biography

Jordan L. Matthis is an Associate in the Chicago office of Gordon & Rees whose practice focuses on employment and commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Matthis was an Assistant State’s Attorney in both the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau and Civil Actions Bureau of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. As an Assistant State’s Attorney, she prosecuted criminal misdemeanors and defended Cook County against civil rights, labor and employment, and medical malpractice claims. Ms. Matthis has extensive litigation experience and has served as lead trial counsel in over 100 bench trials and in 14 jury trials taken to verdict.

Ms. Matthis earned her J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law where she served as a Legal Research and Writing and Trial Advocacy Teaching Assistant. She also served as a Member and Assistant Coach of the Mock Trial Team.

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Admissions

Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Community Involvement

Lawyers Lend-A-Hand, Tutor
Make-A-Wish Illinois, Volunteer

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