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W. Carl Jordan

W. Carl Jordan, American lawyer. Bar: United States District Court (southern, northern and eastern districts) Texas 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), Texas 1984, United States Supreme Court 1984. Member American Bar Association (labor and employment law section, equal employment opportunity law committee, subcommittee chairman 1983-1986).

Background

  • Jordan, W. Carl was born on April 7, 1949 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Son of William Cecil and Lois Elizabeth (Smith) Jordan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Baylor University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate Vinson & Elkins, LLP, Houston, 1974-1981, partner, since 1981, co-head Employment Litig. and Labor Section. General counsel Texas Employment Law Council, Austin, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: United States District Court (southern, northern and eastern districts) Texas 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), Texas 1984, United States Supreme Court 1984.

    Works

    • Author: Developing and Enforcing Drug and Alcohol Work Rules: A Primer for Texas Employers, 1986. Editor: Employment Discrimination Law, supplement, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (labor and employment law section, equal employment opportunity law committee, subcommittee chairman 1983-1986).

    Connections

    • Married Lisa Anne Gagne, August 17, 1974. Children: Kimberly Gardner, Hillary Elizabeth, William Christopher, Clement Nicholas.
    • father: William Cecil Jordan
    • mother: Lois Elizabeth (Smith) Jordan
    • spouse: Lisa Anne Gagne
    • children: Kimberly Gardner Jordan
    • Hillary Elizabeth Jordan
    • William Christopher Jordan
    • Clement Nicholas Jordan
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    Born April 7, 1949
    (age 68)
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