Overview

Gina Jordt is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution group and a member of the Firm’s Mass Torts & Products Liability practices. Gina’s practice focuses on products liability, mass and toxic torts and complex commercial litigation. Gina has experience in all phases of litigation in state, federal and multidistrict proceedings. 

Gina’s recent experience includes representation of 3M in its litigation involving the manufacture and sale of certain PFAS chemicals and the Big Ten Conference in the NCAA Student-Athlete Concussion Litigation (MDL 2492). In addition, she represents a major medical device manufacturer in products liability lawsuits involving cardiac defibrillator devices and is a valued member of the Firm’s team that serves as national counsel for Union Carbide, a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company, with respect to its historic sales of asbestos-containing products. Gina is involved with the development, implementation and execution of complex litigation strategies in lawsuits in jurisdictions across the country, including by coordinating the efforts of regional and local counsel in pretrial discovery, motion practice and trial preparation. Gina also works closely with fact and expert witnesses that are central to the defense of these actions, and has been a member of several trial teams in high-stakes lawsuits seeking multiple millions in damages. 

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Gina worked for a boutique firm and represented clients in complex commercial litigation disputes in federal and state courts.

Education

University of Iowa, BA

DePaul University College of Law, JD, summa cum laude
Order of the Coif; Received CALI Awards for receiving the highest grades in Torts, Legal Analysis, Research, and Communication III, Legal Drafting, Commercial Paper, and Legal Profession

Admissions

  • Illinois

Court

  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois