Michael B. Jordan

General Counsel at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordan

General Counsel at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Biography

Michael B. Jordan has practiced law with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP since 1974 and is now the firm's general counsel. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, securities work, commercial lending and general corporate representation.

Corporate Finance and Securities. Michael has represented issuers in public offerings of securities, issuers and investors in institutional private placements and venture capital investments, borrowers and lenders in commercial loan transactions, and sellers in trade receivables securitization transactions, involving such industries as cable and broadcast television, radio, consumer and commercial finance, agribusiness, software, newspaper publishing, defense contracting, manufacturing and transportation.

Mergers and Acquisitions. Michael has represented buyers and sellers of businesses, involving both publicly-traded and privately-owned companies, in the communications, software, housing and manufacturing industries, among others.

General Corporate Representation. In addition to his involvement in lending and financing transactions, Michael has provided general legal advice to a number of clients on day-to-day matters such as contracting, corporate governance, securities law compliance and creditors’ rights.

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Michael B. Jordan
General Counsel at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Education
J.D.
Class of 1974

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

B.A.
Class of 1971

Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States and is the first land-grant institution that was created to serve as a model for future land-grant colleges in the country under the 1862 Morrill Act. Michigan State has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. Following the introduction of the Morrill Act, the college became coeducational and expanded its curriculum beyond agriculture. Today, MSU is the ninth-largest university in the United States, with 47,800 students and 2,954 faculty members.

Career History
General Counsel
1974 - Current

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP provides legal services in areas such as corporate and securities, corporate restructuring, investment management, health care, real estate, environment and energy, employee benefits and executive compensation, commercial litigation, life insurance and annuities, insurance coverage, labor and employment, intellectual property, government and regulatory affairs, communications litigation, products liability and mass tort litigation, and private client services. The company was founded in 1849 and it is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

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Admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar
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