Jordan Cooper is a government affairs analyst at the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where he is a member of the Public Policy and Law practice group.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Jordan served as Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff at the Maryland Department of Transportation where he worked to advance the Governor’s mission of creating a safer, more reliable and customer-service oriented transportation system. He was involved with Federal grant program applications and supported the Secretary and senior leadership on policy coordination with the Department’s several operating administrations.
Jordan also served as Special Assistant to the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation where he supported operations for the Office of the Secretary, public outreach and industry engagement, policy development, and speechwriting. Jordan aided in the Department’s response to COVID-19’s impact on the United States transportation network and domestic supply chain.
Prior to DOT, Jordan worked at United Parcel Service’s Global Public Affairs office in Washington D.C. He advocated on behalf of the company before Members of Congress and industry stakeholders on policy areas including transportation and infrastructure, labor, trade, sustainability, and postal issues. Jordan also has previous experience at the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Jordan received a BA from Union College in Schenectady, New York.