$11.6 Million in Medical Malpractice Verdict
$1.75 Million in Medical Malpractice Verdict
Location: Albany, New York
Laura Jordan is a partner in the personal injury law firm of Powers & Santola, LLP. Her practice is limited to the representation of serious and catastrophically injured individuals with special emphasis on medical malpractice and delayed diagnosis of cancer.
Laura was individually selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for her work in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising nearly 4 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys in the country. For three decades, Best Lawyers has been regarded by both the profession and the public as the most credible and definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.
Laura has also been recognized by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys and has been honored as one of their elite group, the Top Ten.
Laura is a 2003 cum laude graduate of Albany Law School, where she served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Science and Technology. Before joining Powers & Santola, LLP in 2004, Laura held the prestigious position of Appellate Court Attorney with the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, in Albany, New York.
Laura is a charter member and director of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. She is also a member of the Albany County, New York State and New York State Women’s Bar Associations.
In 2017, Laura was appointed by the Justices of the State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, to serve as the Chairperson of the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Third Judicial District. The Committee is charged with evaluating the character and fitness of applicants for admission to the bar in New York.
In addition to her busy practice, Laura authors the monthly “Tort and Civil Procedure” case law review for the Albany County Bar Association newsletter and the Third Department Review for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Laura lives with her husband, Patrick, and their two children, in Castleton-On-Hudson, New York.