Jordan Taren focuses his practice on complex litigation related to civil rights employment law. He is experienced with state and federal wage, hour and overtime actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state Minimum Wage Act; civil rights and anti-discrimination, harassment and retaliation law including Title VII, Sections 1981 and 1983 of the Civil Rights Act, the Washington Law Against Discrimination, Fair Housing law including the federal Fair Housing Act and eviction and foreclosure defense; the Consumer Protection Act; Class Action litigation, and, the legality and enforceability of arbitration agreements.
Jordan received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Washington School of Law with a focus in Civil Rights and Employment Law. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, King County Bar Association, the Washington Employment Lawyers Association, and is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of Washington and the Federal District Court in the Western District of Washington.
Jordan is originally from Oak Park, Illinois. He received a Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of Oregon with a major in Political Science. He also serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors for Lucy’s Children’s Fund, a non-profit children’s charitable organization.