Jordan's BioJordan Gleason has nearly 10 years of experience in effective advocacy, coalition building, and providing strategic solutions for legislative and regulatory issues. He has a deep understanding of policy at the state level in Louisiana and the federal level in Washington, D.C. Throughout his career, he has built relationships with local, state and federal lawmakers and is familiar with the workings of the regulatory bodies, especially in Louisiana and within the oil and gas industry.
Jordan came to Cornerstone from Adams and Reese LLP, where he served as a government affairs advisor. Prior to that, he was the government affairs and communications director for the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA), where he was responsible for facilitating communication between industry associations to unite on issues important to their respective members. While there he was responsible for planning political fundraisers, industry events and media outreach relating to LOGA’s membership and to further a better understanding of the oil and gas industry in the state.
Prior to his work with LOGA, Jordan served as press secretary and legislative assistant for former Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA). He was the official spokesperson for the office, liaising with the media and public outlets and advising the Congressman on local political issues including coastal restoration, defense and transportation.
Jordan began his political career as press assistant in Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s administration, eventually becoming the deputy director of legislative affairs. He received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University.