On Episode 9 of Personal Jurisdiction, we speak with Jordan Matthews about her career as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois. Jordan's career path is so exciting that it may remind you of some of your favorite legal dramas! Tune in this week as Jordan shares what inspired her to go to law school, what she has focused on to develop her skills as an excellent litigator, and how she built authentic connections to help her along the way.
Jordan Matthews is currently Of Counsel at the law firm of Jones Day in Chicago. She is a graduate of Yale University (2006) and the University of Pennsylvania Law School (2009). Jordan was an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois from September 2014 - March 2021.
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