Jordan Maglich’s practice includes complex commercial litigation and regulatory matters, with a focus on securities and financial services litigation. He represents securities broker/dealers, investment advisors, and their associated persons in federal and state court and in arbitration. Jordan also represents court-appointed receivers in connection with civil enforcement actions, and currently represents (i) the court-appointed receiver nominated by the Securities and Exchange Commission in Arthur Nadel’s $350 million Ponzi scheme; and (ii) the court-appointed receiver nominated by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation in an alleged $16 million investment fraud.
Jordan graduated cum laude from the University of Florida in 2006 as a graduate of the Honors Program and holds degrees in Business Administration and Political Science. He obtained his law degree cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was also a member of the nationally-ranked Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board. Jordan also received his Masters in Business Administration (MBA), with a concentration in finance, from the University of Miami Graduate School of Business.
Jordan also is the author of Ponzitracker, an internet blog that tracks the proliferation of ponzi schemes across the United States. The blog is frequently updated, and was recently included in ABA Journal’s 7th Annual Blawg 100 as one of the top 100 blogs for a legal audience. Additionally, the blog has been recognized by Lexis Nexis as one of the Top 25 Business Law blogs. It can be accessed at www.ponzitracker.com. Jordan is also a Forbes contributor, where he writes about white collar crimes.
Jordan is a native of the Sarasota area, and is involved in community and volunteer organizations. He is active in the Florida Guardian ad Litem program, which works to provide independent advocates for cases of abuse or neglect involving children.
- J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, May 2010 (Member, Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board)
- MBA, University of Miami Graduate School of Business, May 2010
- B.S., Business Administration, cum laude, University of Florida, August 2006
- B.A., Political Science, University of Florida, August 2006
- Florida (2010)
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida (2010)
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (2011)
- Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (2011)
- Member, Federal Bar Association
- Board Member, Federal Bar Association Editorial Board
- Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association
- Committee Member, Securities Law Section of Hillsborough County Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association
- Certified Guardian ad Litem, Florida Guardian ad Litem Program
- Pro Bono Attorney, Florida Guardian ad Litem Program
- “Major Changes Coming To Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure, Federal Bar Association SideBAR, March 2015
- “Where Are Victims’ Rights Under The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act?“, Federal Bar Association SideBAR, Summer 2011
- “Las Vagas Man Hit With $41.4 Million Civil Judgement For $14 Million Ponzi Scheme, Still No Criminal Charges.” Forbes, July 16, 2012
- “SEC Says Company Offering Investors 35,000% Return For Investment In $11 Billion Gold Mine Was A Fraud.” Forbes, July 20, 2012.”
- “Could SEC’s Plan To Track Trades Also Combat Financial Fraud?” Forbes, July 26, 2012
- Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2016-2018)
- AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
- Recipient, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, University of Miami School of Law, 2006-2010
- Recipient, Graduate Assistantship, University of Miami Graduate School of Business, 2008-2010