Jordan O'Donnell primarily advises clients in the consumer financial services industry. He also represents professionals in liability matters. Armed with experience in all phases of the litigation process—from drafting motions and discovery to conducting depositions and trying cases—Jordan ensures his clients are informed each step of the way. Further, he protects their interests by analyzing settlement possibilities and developing and implementing tailored litigation strategies.
In the field of consumer financial services, Jordan represents mortgage lenders and servicers in complex litigation involving loan origination and servicing, including allegations of wrongful foreclosure, violation of consumer protection statutes, and disputes regarding the enforcement of liens. He also defends student loan servicers in litigation and arbitration matters nationwide facing allegations of consumer protection violations, including those involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). He is also well versed in numerous state statutes, including the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act.
Jordan also has experience in real estate litigation, assisting lenders and property owners in resolving title defects and title claims. He also advises and represents lawyers, and other professionals, in professional liability matters. Jordan has litigated numerous cases involving premises liability, product liability, insurance coverage and indemnification disputes, and breach of contract.
Prior to joining Hinshaw, Jordan was an associate at a regional trial and business law firm headquartered in Boston. After graduating from law school, he served as a judicial clerk in the New Jersey Office of Foreclosure, working with a chancery judge and in the administrative office of the courts on mortgage-related and other commercial litigation.
During law school, Jordan interned in the Appellate Division of the Union County (New Jersey) Prosecutor's Office; the Major Economic Crimes Bureau of the New York County District Attorney's Office; and the Administrative Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.
In addition to his other law school accomplishments, Jordan served as a staff writer for the Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest in his second year of law school, and as its Managing Editor in his third year.
- Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, Member
- Fifth Circuit Rules For-Profit Student Loans Are Dischargeable Without Proof of "Undue Borrower Hardship" Jordan S. O'Donnell, Dennis N. Lueck Jr.
- Congress Waters Down Dodd-Frank for Small and Regional Banks, Updates Consumer Protections Jordan S. O'Donnell, Hale Yazicioglu Lake
- Credit Card Holder has Remedies under the TILA and FCBA against Issuer due to unauthorized use of Credit Card according to Third Circuit
- Overshadowed and Contradicted: Third Circuit Rules Second Demand Letter Violated FDCPA's "Validation Notice" Requirement
- No Surrender: Massachusetts Appeals Court Preserves Foreclosure Challenges for Bankruptcy Petitioner
- Job Applicant Who Filed 562 Applications Then Alleged FCRA Violations Denied Standing by Seventh Circuit
Consumer Crossroads: Where Financial Services and Litigation Intersect
- March 16, 2017
J.D., cum laude, Boston College Law School, 2011
- Managing Editor, Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest
B.A., with distinction, Journalism & Mass Communication and Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
- New Jersey
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas