Russell B. Jordan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Memphis, TN

Morgan & Morgan
 | One Commerce Square, 40 S. Main Street, 26th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-333-1900
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Russell B. Jordan has been an attorney at Morgan & Morgan since October 2017. Located in the firm's Memphis office, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, representing clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in Tennessee, as well as in Mississippi and Arkansas, Mr. Jordan is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th and 6th Circuits.

    Mr. Jordan's personal injury clients are people who have suffered harm as a result of the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled during his career as a plaintiff's attorney have included car, truck and motorcycle accidents, dog bites and other animal attacks, and premises liability, and he has been able to obtain favorable results for his clients in the form of jury verdicts, as well as through negotiated settlements. Mr. Jordan also has an insurance coverage practice, representing policyholders whose claims have been delayed or denied in bad faith by their carriers. His fellow attorneys have taken note of his successful track record and superb ethics, and have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

    Born in Memphis and then raised in Mississippi, Mr. Jordan attended Mississippi State University, where he majored in finance and received a Bachelor of Business Administration with honors in 2002. He then moved to Oxford to obtain his legal education at the University of Mississippi School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2006. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Jordan spent several years at a Mississippi firm that defended against negligence claims.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 90%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


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    Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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    About Russell Jordan

    Admitted: 2006, Tennessee

    Professional Webpage:


    • Rising Star Section in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
    • “AV Peer Review” rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Memphis Super Lawyers

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Arkansas
    • Mississippi 
    • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Tennessee
    • Tennessee Association for Justice
    • Mississippi Bar Association
    • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Memphis Bar Association
    • Arkansas Bar Association
    • Tennessee Bar Association


    • Patricia Herron v. Michelle Lee, 2018
    • Patrick Rice v. Jerry Hindle & John Doe, 2018

    Educational Background:

    • Mississippi State University, B.B.A., Finance, 2002
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    Office Location for Russell B. Jordan

    One Commerce Square
    40 S. Main Street, 26th Floor
    Memphis, TN 38103

    Phone: 901-333-1900

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    Last Updated: 7/24/2020

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