Jordan Benson

Jordan Benson

Jordan Benson
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Jordan Benson is an associate in Goodwin’s Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. His practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, securities litigation, and M&A related litigation. Jordan also counsels clients on regulatory compliance and regulatory inquiries, due diligence, regulatory disclosures, and litigation risk management. He joined Goodwin in 2018.


Jordan’s recent representations include:

  • Defending the former directors of a publicly-traded corporation in Delaware Court of Chancery litigation alleging breach of fiduciary duty claims arising out of the company’s sale to a private equity firm
  • Defending a publicly-traded corporation and its former directors in a securities class action case concerning the sale of the corporation to private equity buyers in a take-private deal
  • Defending a publicly-traded REIT and its directors in connection with shareholder litigation in which a class of certain shareholders sought a preliminary injunction enjoining consummation of a proposed transaction. The court ultimately denied the shareholders’ motion for a preliminary injunction in its entirety and later granted a motion to dismiss
  • Representing an investment bank in an arbitration proceeding involving a dispute with a client regarding payment of the investment bank’s fee
  • Representing a life sciences company in a confidential commercial arbitration with another life sciences company concerning a technology license agreement
  • Representing various companies and their directors and officers in shareholder litigation in state and federal court
  • Representation of numerous public companies in FINRA investigations and merger-related litigation, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries

Professional Experience

From 2019 to 2020, Jordan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mark L. Wolf, Senior District Judge for the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.




Cornell Law School

(magna cum laude)


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

(summa cum laude)



  • Massachusetts


Author, “Stricken: The Need for Positive Statutory Law to Address Discriminatory Peremptory Strikes of Disabled Jurors,” 103 Cornell Law Review 437 (2018)