Services & Industries
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
Former Member, YLS Service to the Public Committee
Multnomah Bar Association
Oregon Women Lawyers
The Best Lawyers in America
2023, Ones to Watch – Appellate Practice
L&E Update Prepares Employers for 2023 Employment Law Trends and Changes
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group hosted their annual “Guide to Employment Best Practices” on December 8. The virtual event featured talks on timely trends and issues facing Oregon employers.
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.
Why Companies May Be Required to Include Salary Information in Job Postings
By Jordan Jeter – 2023 brings big changes in pay transparency laws across the country. Advocates for pay transparency say including salary information in job descriptions saves employers time while simultaneously providing vital information to potential candidates
State of Emergency Expands OFLA Eligibility
By Jordan Jeter – Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency due to the surge in pediatric respiratory infections across the state. This declaration brings with it expanded eligibility under the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA).
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.
Publications & Presentations
“Why Your Company May Be Required to Include Salary Information in Job Postings,” Portland Business Journal, Jan. 2023
“State of Emergency Expands OFLA Eligibility,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, Dec. 2022
“Getting Ready for Paid Leave Oregon,” Tonkon Torp Guide to Employment Best Practices, Dec. 2022
“California’s New Bereavement Leave Requirement,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, Nov. 2022
“California and Washington to Require Salaries on Job Postings,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, Sept. 2022
“New Seattle Independent Contractor Ordinance Now in Effect,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, Sept. 2022
“Oregon Equal Pay Bonus Exemptions Set to Expire Soon,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, Sept. 2022
“Paid Leave Oregon Equivalent Plan Applications Now Available,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, Sept. 2022
“New Overtime Requirements for Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturers,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, July 2022
“EEOC Issues Updated Guidance on COVID-19 in the Workplace,” Tonkon Torp Legal Update, July 2022
“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