Jordan, Robert W. - from United States

ID: 33592
Organization: CFR-D
Country of meeting: in the year 2016-2017

Lawyer and diplomat. He served as the United States Ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2001 to 2003, under President George W. Bush.

Jordan was a partner in the Dallas, Texas office of Baker Botts, the law firm of James Baker. In the early 1990s, he represented George W. Bush in the investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission into possible insider trading in Bush's sale of stock in Harken Energy. Jordan was the president of the Dallas Bar Association in 1999.

In 2001, Bush, who had become President of the United States, appointed Jordan as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He held that post from October 2001 through October 2003. When Jordan resigned his ambassadorship, he returned to Baker Botts and is currently a senior partner of the firm. Jordan is currently partner-in-charge of the firm's Middle East offices and divides his time between Dubai and the United States.

Baker Botts Senior Partner, Trial Department (2004-)
US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (2002-03)
Baker Botts (-2001)
American Arbitration Association
Council on Foreign Relations President, Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations
Dallas Bar Association President (1999)

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