Jordan's practice focuses on land-use law and complex mixed-use development work in and around the Boston area.

Prior to practicing law, he was a junior architect at a New York City architecture firm, and worked on development projects and master plans across the northeastern U.S. and India. Jordan earned a masters of regional planning in city and regional planning from Cornell University, with a concentration in land use and environmental planning. He is also a LEED Accredited Professional.

Representative Client Work

  • Ongoing zoning and permitting work for a 350,000 square foot lab development in Somerville
  • Drafting agreements and analyzing Planned Development Area zoning for 1 million square foot development consisting of ground lease and air rights in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Zoning and permitting analysis for private developer of a residential development in Needham, Massachusetts on 6.0 acres for a 136-unit development including 40B
  • Analyzing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), State Implementation Plan (SIP), and federal Clean Air Act (CAA) as the basis for policy development by a Massachusetts state agency
  • Drafting strategy memorandum for 320-acre land-use project involving MEPA issues, Massachusetts Article 97 land swap, Home Rule petition, and rezoning and permitting
  • Representing the investor in the acquisition of a 15-acre medical facility for redevelopment, requiring analyses of bankruptcy, title reversion, and tolling agreements

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts


  • J.D., cum laude, Boston College Law School
  • M.R.P., Cornell University
  • B.A., Wesleyan University



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