Kassandra Jordan

Associate

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  • JD, Columbia University School of Law, 2016; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; managing director, A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual
  • BA (History/Public Policy), magna cum laude, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2013; Henry Rutgers Scholar (awarded for outstanding undergraduate thesis); Eagleton Institute of Politics Undergraduate Associate

Qualifications

  • New York, 2017

Kassandra Jordan

Associate

Kassie Jordan is an associate in Ropes & Gray's litigation department.

During law school, Kassie interned at the appeals division of the New York County District Attorney’s Office and served as managing director of A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual, a student-run publication created for incarcerated individuals. She also externed at both the criminal division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and the labor and employment division of the New York City Law Department.

Additionally, Kassie was a research assistant at the Columbia University Center for Public Research and Leadership, competed on the Society for Immigrant and Refugee Rights moot court team, and served as president of the Columbia Law Soccer Club.

Experience

  • Member of litigation team representing a limited liability company’s CEO and majority unit holder in complex commercial litigation and trial in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to claims concerning contractual interpretation, fiduciary duties, and reformation of limited liability company agreement.
  • Assists leading multinational financial services firm in responding to regulatory inquiries, audits, and exams with a focus on futures and swaps products.
  • Assists in representation of clients including individuals, leading investment banks, and investment managers in connection with governmental investigations and enforcement.
  • Assists with a wide variety of due diligence for private equity firms and other clients pursuing acquisitions, purchases, and investments, with a focus on international anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and sanctions risk assessment.
  • Representing pro bono a domestic violence survivor in uncontested divorce proceedings, successfully resolving a related lease dispute between the client and her landlord.
  • Secured favorable result for pro bono client seeking de novo review of U.S. citizenship naturalization application in Massachusetts federal court, as the DOJ remanded client’s case back to USCIS for reconsideration.
  • Obtained a favorable settlement in Kings County Family Court for pro bono client facing adverse determination in neglect proceedings.