WASHINGTON, D.C. — (April 2022) – mctlaw announces the addition of attorney Derril Jordan to the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office and the Firm’s growing Indian Law practice. Mr. Jordan comes to mctlaw with nearly 35 years of experience representing tribes as in-house counsel and in private practice. In addition, Mr. Jordan served as a presidential appointee in the Department of the Interior’s Office of the Solicitor, where he was the top lawyer for the Division of Indian Affairs. As a tribal member himself, Mr. Jordan has dedicated his career to the representation of Indian tribes and the strengthening of tribal sovereignty.
Jordan has been in-house counsel to three Native American tribes: the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe in Michigan; the Seneca Nation of Indians in New York; and the Quinault Indian Nation in Washington State. Jordan has also represented tribal clients before the Departments of Interior, Justice, Agriculture, and before Congress.
“We’re honored to have Derril join the Indian law practice at mctlaw,” says practice group manager and attorney Jeffrey Nelson. “Derril’s level of experience and commitment to Indian Country is tremendous. He fits in with the culture of excellence at mctlaw and is already an extremely valuable team member.”
“Derril Jordan is highly respected by tribal leaders and among federal government officials. He brings his incredibly valuable institutional and legal knowledge to assist our tribal clients in their legal matters,” says Managing Partner, Altom M. Maglio.
Derril Jordan is licensed to practice law in Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Washington, Washington, D.C., and within the tribal jurisdiction of the Mattaponi Indian Tribe.
Our goal is to resolve legal issues in a faster, more efficient, less costly, and less disruptive way for our clients. Our attorneys work to eliminate delays and unnecessary costs. We fight so that regular people, small business owners, tribes, and the injured can stand up to giant corporations and government agencies. Clients who come to mctlaw are often outmatched and overwhelmed. We make sure they are heard, can fight back, and get justice. The Firm has offices across the country in Washington, DC; Sarasota, FL; and Seattle, WA.