Overview

Jordan Heinz currently practices in both the intellectual property and general litigation departments. Within the intellectual property department, Jordan focuses on Lanham Act litigation (trademark, false advertising and unfair competition) and trade secret litigation across a broad range of industries. Within the general litigation department, Jordan focuses on complex commercial litigation matters, including employment and consumer fraud litigation. Jordan also helps coordinate the Firm’s pro bono program and currently serves as a Chicago Pro Bono Coordinator.

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Thought Leadership

Seminars

Panelist, “Varieties of Advertising Claims and How to Substantiate Them,” PLI’s Advertising Law Institute, 2014–2017

Panelist, "That's Entertainment! Maximizing the Benefits of Branding," PLI's Advertising Law Institute 2013, September 2013

Speaker, International Trademark Association Annual Meeting, May 10–14, 2014

Recognition

2019 The Legal 500 U.S., recognized for General Commercial Disputes

2017–2018 The Legal 500 U.S., recognized for Advertising and Marketing: Litigation

2010–2017 "Illinois Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine

2008–2017 Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award

2015 Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Distinguished Alumni Award

2011 Maurice Weigle Exceptional Young Lawyer Award, Chicago Bar Foundation

March 2010 Pro Bono Attorney of the Month, Illinois Legal Aid Online

2008 Outstanding Service Award, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

2005 Outstanding Service Award, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Memberships & Affiliations

Chicago Bar Association

Chicago Office Pro Bono Coordinator

Member, Firmwide Diversity and Inclusion Committee and LGBT Subcommittee

Member, Firmwide Pro Bono Management Committee

Member, Chicago Office Recruiting Committee

Board Member, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Board Member, Lambda Legal

Former Board Member, AIDS Legal Council of Chicago

Former Board Member, Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI)

Founding Member, PILI Alumni Program

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2005Illinois

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.2005

    Senior Editor, Associate Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review

    Certificate in Business and Public Policy, The Wharton School

  • Northwestern UniversityB.S., Social Policy & Economicsmagna cum laude2002