Munck Wilson Mandala

Jordan C. Strauss


Result-Driven Attorney 

Jordan was a team member of the trial team that successfully obtained a $10.1 million dollar infringement verdict. Her commanding witness cross-examination was a key moment in the trial that neutralized the opponent’s defense.

Top-Tier Law Graduate 

She graduated from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law as an Order of the Coif member, the highest honor given to the top 10% of graduates.

Multi-Dimensional Expertise

Jordan has played a pinnacle role throughout all phases of complex litigation cases handling complex research, briefing, and argument for high stakes patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and other IP-related matters.

Jordan C. Strauss is a litigation partner, focusing her practice on intellectual property disputes. Jordan’s accomplishments include serving as the lead associate on a trial team that obtained a $10.1 million dollar infringement verdict, in which she cross-examined a key witness. Jordan has been involved in all phases of numerous patent infringement cases.

Jordan graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science from Southern Methodist University, where she received the Ora Nixon Arnold Award in Outstanding Academic Achievement as the highest-ranking political science graduate, graduating with a 4.0 GPA.  She received her J.D., graduating magna cum laude, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. In law school, Jordan was inducted into the Order of the Coif upon graduation in 2013 (top 10% of her class).

Representative Matters

  • Trial counsel for the plaintiff in ams sensors USA Inc. v. Renesas Electronics America Inc., a case involving breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation claims. The jury returned an $86 million verdict;
  • Trial counsel for the plaintiff in Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc. v. Intersil Corporation, a case involving a breach of contract, patent infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, interference, and damages. The jury returned a verdict for over $88 million, one of the largest intellectual property verdicts in the United States in 2015.
  • Trial counsel in iLife Technologies Inc. v. Nintendo of America Inc.; secured a $10.1M patent infringement verdict in a case involving motion detection technology for Wii gaming systems;
  • Represented major airline defending a software patent dispute resulting in dismissal of all claims against client without any payment.
  • Representing an international pharmaceutical company in patent infringement cases against generic drug manufacturers and in multiple prior matters.


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2013
Juris Doctor
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Order of the Coif
Southern Methodist University, 2009
B.A. Political Science
Honors: summa cum laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Ora Nixon Arnold Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Highest Ranking Political Science Graduate

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn Inn of Court, Associate Member (2019-2021)

Genesis Women’s Shelter Alliance Board of Directors (2019-present)

Honors & Awards

Texas Rising Star, Thomson Reuters

Up and Coming 50: Women Texas Rising Stars
Thomson Reuters

On the Rise
Texas Legal Excellence Awards, Texas Lawyer 2021

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Woodward White, Inc.

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2013

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas


Focus Areas

Commercial Litigation

Patent Litigation

Supreme Court & Appellate Practice

Trade Secret Litigation