Robert H. Jordan, partner at Parker Poe, practices in the firm's Charleston office and focuses on complex commercial and business litigation. He has extensive experience in matters involving commercial contracts, business torts, products liability drug and device litigation, real estate and commercial landlord-tenant disputes, banking, securities and financial services, consumer class actions, corporate and partnership law, asset and business purchases, piracy, health law issues, and insurance coverage claims. Robert also provides services related to premises liability, wrongful death, and trucking litigation. He is also a leader within Parker Poe, serving as the firm's Charleston Office Development Partner.
He has represented a variety of clients that include international drug manufacturers, financial and lending institutions, brokers and wealth advisors, hospitals and health care entities, liability insurance companies, national and local real estate developers, commercial landlords and tenants, airlines, automobile and industrial equipment manufacturers, national telecom companies, physician practices, contractors, transportation companies, software and networking companies, investors, and local and regional businesses.
Robert handles litigation matters from inception through appeal. He has appeared in federal and state courts across South Carolina, including Circuit Court, appellate courts, Federal Bankruptcy Court, private arbitrations, and alternative dispute forums. He has tried cases involving state contract, tort, and statutory laws, as well as federal statutes and regulations, in state and federal court in both jury and non-jury settings. He has resolved suits through dismissals and pretrial settlements.
Along with other Parker Poe colleagues, he currently serves as national coordinating counsel for two defendant chemical manufacturing companies in multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving thousands of individual plaintiffs and water service providers and a national putative class action pending in Ohio, among other related claims. The MDL action is pending in federal district court in Charleston, South Carolina, and involves aqueous film forming foam PFAS claims under state law in jurisdictions throughout the United States.