Ms. Jordan represents U.S. exporters and companies importing into the U.S. and helps them understand their obligations and structure their corresponding compliance initiatives. She has developed FCPA policies, and conducted due diligence and training; advised on international supply chain issues; assisted U.S. clients with foreign subsidiaries to properly structure related party pricing and intercompany agreements; managed and coordinated foreign company expansion into the United States; counseled clients with respect to U.S. employment and investment-related immigration matters; developed expatriate and global policies for the cross-border movement of personnel; handled foreign investment, company formation and structuring, acquisitions, and divestitures; and managed cross-border litigation matters. She is fluent in written and oral Spanish and is thoroughly familiar with the nuances and culture of Latin American countries. She is learning Portuguese and has a working knowledge of French. Ms. Jordan has been an integral part of the international scene in Austin, Central and South Texas since the early 1990's. She has played a leadership role in the International Partnership of Greater Austin (aka the International Center of Austin) and the Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; participated as a member of the Texas Camino Real District Export Council; and regularly supports the activities of the U.S. Export Assistance Center, IHCA, CIBER and others. Ms. Jordan spearheaded the creation of the International Business & Law Roundtable, a networking and knowledge management group for executives involved in international business, and is a founding member of the International Business & Law Council of Texas, a group of in-house corporate counsel dealing with international legal issues.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP provides comprehensive litigation and business solutions for leading domestic and international companies, Fortune 500 (r) corporations and private businesses. We turn complex challenges into sustainable solutions for clients across a broad spectrum of industries and sectors including chemical and refining, construction, corporate, energy, finance, government affairs, hospitality, private equity, real estate and retail. Our clients are leaders in their respective field, and we deliver the legal counsel to keep them there.