Jordan D. Jean

Jordan Jean

Jordan Jean counsels clients on the complexities of corporate law transactions. Jordan’s practice focuses on a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), fund formation, commercial contracts, REITs, and general business transactions. In addition, he advises start-ups and emerging growth and later-stage companies in a variety of industries. Jordan also regularly represents community development entities and other parties in connection with Federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing transactions and advises fund sponsors, investors, and other market participants on the organization, negotiation, structuring, and operations of investment funds, as well as ongoing compliance matters.

Jordan brings a background in policy and politics to his practice. As a Venable summer associate, he conducted research for corporate, regulatory, immigration, and commercial litigation matters. In law school, Jordan served in the Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic and Prisoner & Reentry Clinic, where he gained experience researching and drafting memoranda and interviewing and counseling clients. Before law school, Jordan worked as an intern in the U.S. Congress.




  • J.D. George Washington University Law School 2021
    • Concentration: Business and Finance Law
    • Morgan Lewis Foundation Diversity Scholarship
    • Staff member, Federal Circuit Bar Journal
    • Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic
    • Dean’s Search Committee
    • Chairman, Dean’s Advisory Board
    • Prisoner & Reentry Clinic
    • Chairman, COVID-19 Response Commission, Student Bar Association
    • Senator and chairman, Finance Committee, Student Bar Association
    • Senator and vice-chairman, Diversity Committee, Student Bar Association
    • Social chair, Black Law Student Association
    • Member, Corporate and Business Law Society
  • B.A. Political Science magna cum laude Howard University 2018

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Venable Hiring Committee
  • Member, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Board member, George Washington University Alumni Executive Committee


  • The National Black Lawyers, 40 Under 40, 2023
  • Lawyers of Color, Hot List, 2023