Jordan Leader is a senior counsel in the Litigation Department. He is a member of the Sports Law Group and International Arbitration Group.
Jordan regularly represents clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including contract, joint venture, licensing, fraud, antitrust, and other commercial disputes. He handles cases in state and federal court, and in domestic and international arbitrations.
A significant portion of Jordan’s practice is dedicated to representing and counseling professional sports leagues and teams in a wide variety of areas, including antitrust and competition issues, arena leases, and general contractual issues. Among the firm’s industry clients he has represented are Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, the ATP Tour, the WTA Tour, and the New Jersey Devils. He also co-authors a bimonthly column entitled “Letter from America” in Sports Law Administration and Practice, a leading industry publication in Europe.
Recent sports representations include:
Jordan also focuses on complex cross-border commercial disputes, most of which are resolved through international arbitration and related litigation. He is the co-author of a chapter on post-arbitral award enforcement and challenges in Proskauer on International Litigation and Arbitration, a comprehensive e-book on cross-border litigation and arbitration.
Recent international arbitration representations include: