Gregory J. Jordan

Gregory J. Jordan

Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Phone:
312-489-8174
Fax:
312-276-9285
Email:

Having first been sworn into the practice of law in 1984, Greg Jordan brings years of practical experience to the firm.  Greg represents various small and mid-sized privately held corporations along with secured and unsecured creditors in reorganization cases and workouts. His areas of focus include complex corporate litigation and creditors' rights. He works with clients on transactional matters including drafting contracts and setting up corporations and limited liability companies.  Mr. Jordan has published numerous articles relating to business and insolvency issues. He has been chosen to speak on restructuring and financial issues before several national organizations and was a guest lecturer for the University of Notre Dame Executive MBA Program.  Greg is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Contracts, Agreements and Documentation
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Partnership and Investor Law
  • Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring
  • Loan Enforcement and Creditor Bankruptcy Representation
  • Creditors Rights

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1984
  • Illinois, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1984
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - 1981
    • Honors: Dean's List, 1977
    • Major: Finance

Representative Clients

  • Civitas Bank
  • Pinnacle Bank
  • Amerus Bank
  • Colclasure, Inc./Colclasure Builders, Inc.
  • Doc's Drugs Stores
  • W.L. Engler Distributing, Inc.
  • Renaissance Ventures, LLC
  • LaSalle Portfolio Management
  • Network Trucking
  • Jay-Mar Leasing Corp.

References

  • Donald E. Colclasure, Sr., Colclasure Inc.
  • Dr. Charles H. Schelhas, Sheridan Dental Associates
  • Steve Koch, W.L. Engler Distributing, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
  • Recipient: 2014 Indiana University Maurer School of Law: Distinguished Service Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Commercial Law League
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • President (Emeritus), Alumni Board - Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Trustee, Village of Clarendon Hills, Illinois, 2015 - Present
  • Member, Village of Clarendon Hills, Illinois Plan Commission and Zoning Board, 1994 - 1998
  • Chairman, Village of Clarendon Hills, Illinois Plan Commission and Zoning Board, 1998 - 2015
  • Former Chairman, Village of Clarendon Hills Community Caucus
  • Former Member, Notre Dame Parish Finance and Administration Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Jordan & Schmidt, LLC, Partner, July 1, 2000 - August 15, 2003
  • Jordan & Oddo, LLC, Partner, July 1, 1998 - June 30, 2000
  • Gullberg & Jordan, Partner
  • Law Offices of Stephen Smith, Associate
  • Crest Federal Savings, Vice President
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Indiana, General Counsel/Secretary
  • Thomas, Burke, Dyerly & Cuppy, Associate
  • Village of Clarendon Hills Zoning Board & Plan Commission, Chairman (Since 2001), 1994 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1995 - Present