Jordan Jeter

Jordan Jeter

Associate

503.802.2076
jordan.jeter@tonkon.com

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Education

J.D. Order of the Coif, University of Washington School of Law, 2016

B.A., cum laude, Political Science, University of Washington, 2013

Bar & Court Admissions

Oregon State Bar

U.S. District Court, District of Oregon

Jordan is an attorney in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, working with employers to create solutions to complex employment matters. Jordan has particular insight into the appeals process, having worked as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Roger DeHoog of the Oregon Court of Appeals (now on the Oregon Supreme Court), and the Honorable Barbara A. Madsen of the Washington Supreme Court. She also worked as an appellate intern at the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office during law school. Prior to joining Tonkon Torp, Jordan was a litigation associate at McKean Smith Law.

Outside of the office, Jordan enjoys exploring the city with her two young sons, bicycling, and playing mahjong with friends.

Community Involvement & Activities

Multnomah Bar Association
YLS Service to the Public Committee


Professional Memberships

Multnomah Bar Association

Oregon Women Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America

2023, Ones to Watch – Appellate Practice

Best Lawyers in America® Names 16 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2023 Ones to Watch List

Sixteen Tonkon Torp lawyers representing 16 practice groups have been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2023 Ones to Watch directory.

Tonkon Torp Labor & Employment Group Welcomes Jordan Jeter

Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes associate Jordan Jeter to its Labor & Employment Practice Group.

California’s New Bereavement Leave Requirement

By Jordan Jeter – As of January 1, 2023, California employers with five or more employees must allow employees up to five days of protected bereavement leave.

California and Washington to Require Salaries on Job Postings

By Jordan Jeter – California’s new pay transparency law will go into effect Jan. 1, 2023. In addition to changes to employer reporting requirements, the new law requires employers of 15 or more people to include the pay scale for positions in any job postings.

New Seattle Independent Contractor Ordinance Now in Effect

By Jordan Jeter – If you have independent contractors in Seattle, immediate action may be necessary to comply with Seattle’s Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance, which took effect on September 1, 2022.

Oregon Equal Pay Bonus Exemptions Set to Expire Soon

By Jordan Jeter – Oregon’s Equal Pay Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of a protected class in the payment of wages or other compensation for work of a comparable character. Compensation broadly includes wages, salary, bonuses, benefits, fringe benefits, and equity-based compensation. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent labor shortage, the Equal Pay Act was amended to include temporary exceptions to the definition of “compensation.”

Paid Leave Oregon Equivalent Plan Applications Now Available

By Jordan Jeter – Paid Leave Oregon has announced that equivalent plan applications are now available to employers through an online portal. In the works since 2019, Paid Leave Oregon, a family and medical leave program funded through payroll taxes, launches in 2023.

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Publications & Presentations

“Washington State Significantly Limits Nondisclosure and Nondisparagement Agreements,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, June 2022

“Get Ready for Paid Leave Oregon,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, May 2022

State v. Crumpton: How the Washington State Supreme Court Improved Access to Justice in Post-Conviction DNA Testing,” Washington Law Review, 2015