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Jordan P. Woody is in the Labor and Employment group of the Dallas office. Jordan counsels and represents clients in employment litigation in both federal and state court. Jordan also represents clients in both state and federal administrative proceedings before the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  As former in-house counsel, Jordan has experience in all aspects of corporate human resources, including creating employee handbooks, conducting investigations, responding to employee complaints, and termination of employees for discriminatory behavior.

Jordan’s litigation and counseling experience includes a variety of American employment issues including discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, sexual harassment in the era of the #MeToo movement, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Texas Labor Code. Jordan also has litigation and counseling experience in Canadian employment law, including the Canada Labour Code, the Federal Labour Standards, Ontario Employment Standards Act, and the Pay Equity Act.

Prior to joining to Thompson Coe, Jordan was an Assistant District Attorney in Dallas County, Texas, prosecuting mainly family violence cases.

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