Christian A. Jordan

Christian Jordan represents high net worth individuals and Fortune 100 companies in media, business and intellectual property litigation including defamation, royalty audit, copyright and trade secret matters, as well as in licensing negotiation and enforcement.  A veteran of two AmLaw 100 firms, Mr. Jordan has been named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” three times.  Admitted to the bars of the states of California and Texas, Mr. Jordan has practiced extensively in federal and state courts, and the California Court of Appeal.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

REPUTATION, PRIVACY, ENTERTAINMENT & IP LITIGATION
  • Defamation Litigation
  • First Amendment Law
  • Anti-SLAPP Proceedings
  • Privacy Litigation
  • Idea Theft and Implied Contract Claims
  • Royalty and Audit Disputes
  • Licensing and Merchandising
  • Advertising and Promotions
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trade Secrets Disputes
  • Telecast Rights Negotiations and Litigation
  • Talent, Union, and Employer Disputes
GENERAL BUSINESS LITIGATION
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Torts including Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Constructive Fraud, Tortious Interference with Business Relations, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment and Professional Negligence
  • Unfair Competition and Unfair Business Practices, including Business & Professions Code § 17200
  • Employment Litigation
  • Environmental Compliance and Real Estate Litigation
  • Corporate Internal Investigations in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Casting Couch Is More Than Tortious, 13 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Women’s Stud. 193 (2003)
  • On Location, In Compliance, Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 14, 2009
  • Perspective On Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 28, 2009
  • New Costs of Doing Business Abroad, Los Angeles Daily Journal, December 1, 2009

HONORS

  • Named a Super Lawyers Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, three consecutive years

ADMISSIONS

  • California (2004)
  • Texas (2015)
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor (2004), University of Southern California Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government (1998), College of William & Mary