Jonathan Ord



Jonathan is a partner in the firm’s New Orleans office. His practice focuses on surety and insurance coverage matters with the goal of providing creative and efficient solutions to resolve complex problems and disputes.

On the surety side, Jonathan regularly handles performance and payment bond matters through the lifecycle of the claim including related issues such as bankruptcy and salvage. He is often asked to get involved before litigation arises and has successfully negotiated a variety of business-oriented solutions for surety clients, including completion, takeover, security, collateral, and funding agreements.

On the insurance side, Jonathan is experienced with defending insurance companies and insureds in a wide variety of matters including professional liability, property & casualty, SDI, fidelity, and environmental claims. He has successfully litigated matters through trial and appeal in both state and federal court.

Prior to attending law school at Tulane, Jonathan earned a Ph.D. in Applied Biopsychology, where his research focused on the assessment of brain injury and chronic pain claimants involved in litigation.

When not practicing law, Jonathan enjoys staying active and spending time with his family.