Jordan Von Bokern
Jordan Von Bokern is senior counsel at the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, the litigation arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In this capacity, Von Bokern focuses on regulatory litigation, especially affirmative litigation in which the Chamber is suing to challenge federal, state, and local regulations.
Before joining the Litigation Center, Von Bokern served as a trial attorney in the Federal Programs Branch in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In this role, Von Bokern defended the United States and various federal agencies and officers against lawsuits that raised constitutional and statutory challenges to federal statutes, regulations, guidance documents, and other executive branch actions. Von Bokern litigated those claims in federal district courts across the country.
Prior to that, Von Bokern served as senior counsel in the Office of Legal Policy at the U.S. Department of Justice. Here, Von Bokern advised Department of Justice leadership and the White House on the selection, nomination, and confirmation of federal judges. He also worked on Department of Justice policy initiatives.
Von Bokern served as a law clerk for both then-Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett and Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Jerry E. Smith. Between his clerkships, he was an associate at Jones Day in their Labor and Employment practice. He graduated cum laude from The University of Chicago Law School, where he served as managing editor of The University of Chicago Law Review. Von Bokern received his B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Colorado State University.