Jordan P. Woody

Jordan P. Woody

Associate

Jordan Woody is an Employment Associate at Carter Arnett. Jordan has experience in defending employers in employment litigation from the administrative phase through litigation. Jordan has defended clients through resolution of the administrative process with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and Department of Labor (DOL). Jordan also represents clients in federal and state court litigation arising out claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1967 (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Equal Pay Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Texas Pay Day Act, Texas Labor Code, Fair Housing Act and city ordinances regarding discrimination and fair housing.

Jordan also regularly advises clients regarding compliance with employment, labor, and anti-discrimination statutes, conducts internal investigations and reviews, and prepares policies and procedures for employers.

Prior to joining Carter Arnett, Jordan was in house counsel for an employment agency called Pinnacle Group, and was a prosecutor in the family violence division of the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office.

Honors and Distinctions

Top 40 Under 40, The National Black Lawyers (2019-2022)

Professional Associations and Community Involvement:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • DAYL
  • Dallas Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation

Education

  • New York University School of Law, 2012, New York, New York
    Juris Doctor
  • Texas Christian University, 2009, Fort Worth, Texas
    Bachelor of Science, Political Science

Admissions

  • Texas, 2013
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas