Marquel S. Jordan

Biography

Marquel Jordan practices in the areas of toxic tort and products liability litigation.

She is a Clarence Darrow Scholar.

Experience

  • Defense trial team member in benzene-acute myelogenous leukemia wrongful death suit that resulted in defense jury verdict.
  • Appellate team member in mandamus resulting in three discovery mandamus orders in wrongful death suit immediately prior to trial.
  • Representation of major petrochemical companies in chemical exposure and toxic tort cases.
  • Negotiated favorable settlements on behalf of chemical distributors in various cases based on Innocent Retailer Statute.
  • Defense team member that obtained successful interlocutory appeal of improper venue determination on behalf of paint manufacturer.
  • Representation of minority shareholder in federal and state court cases involving claimed shareholder oppression, fraud, negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty in operation of a closely-held corporation, which resulted in favorable settlement.

Recognitions

  • 2017–2018, Texas “Rising Star” in Products Liability, listed in Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)

Affiliations

Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Credentials

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas

Education

  • Rice University, BA
  • University of Michigan Law School, JD