Saskia A. Jordan

Special Counsel
Saskia A. Jordan

“Top Notch Particular expertise in SEC matters.”
-Chambers USA 2019

“She is one of the finest attorneys on the federal side.”
-Chambers USA 2018

“The ‘very talented’ Saskia Jordan acts for both individuals and corporate clients. Her areas of expertise include criminal trials, civil litigation and professional regulatory issues.”
-Chambers USA 2017

With over 30 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts, Saskia Jordan has represented a wide range of individual and corporate clients in criminal trials, complex civil litigation and professional regulatory matters.

After graduating from law school and completing a judicial clerkship, Saskia honed her trial skills for six years as a Deputy Colorado State Public Defender in the 17th and 18th judicial districts prior to joining Haddon Morgan and Foreman in 1987.

She represents clients facing a variety of legal challenges, including defendants charged with white collar crimes, SEC violations and sexual assaults; plaintiffs and defendants in civil fraud trials; and professionals in regulatory actions and civil trials. She has considerable experience in matters related to banking, oil and gas, real estate, and legal and medical professionals.

Professional organizations and peer groups frequently acknowledge Saskia’s accomplishments. She is a Fellow of the America College of Trial Lawyers, a Colorado and Corporate Counsel Super Lawyer, and recognized by Chambers USA as a Band 1 Notable Practitioner for White Collar Crime and Government Investigations.

Saskia readily shares her knowledge, skills and expertise by teaching and mentoring others in the legal profession and she is well known for her tenacity, principled representation, and thorough analysis and research.


NACDL’s Annual Advanced Criminal Law Seminar: 2018

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers White Collar Criminal Defense Seminar: 2017, 2015, 2012

“Significant Legal Developments in the Western Region,” American Bar Association Institute on White Collar Crime 2015

Guest Lecturer on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: White Collar Criminal Law Seminar, University of Colorado law school

Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Advanced Family Law Institute: Presentation on the Intersection of Criminal Law and Domestic Relations Issues

“Winning at Trial: Tactics and Skills,” Colorado Bar Association CLE Faculty

“A Day in the Life of a Criminal Defense Attorney,” Law Day address


United States v. Kozeny, 2011 WL 6376711 (S.D.N.Y. 2011), 2011 WL 6184494, C.A.2 (N.Y. 2011); 664 F.Supp.2d 369 (S.D.N.Y. 2009); 643 F.Supp.2d 415 (S.D.N.Y. 2009); 638 F.Supp.2d 348 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)

General Steel Domestic Sales, LLC v. Hogan & Hartson, LLP, 230 P.3d 1275 (Colo. App. 2010)

People ex rel. N.R., 139 P.3d 671 (Colo. 2006)

Ehrlich Feedlot, Inc. v. Oldenburg, 140 P.3d 265 (Colo. App. 2006)

University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. v. American Cyanamid, Co., 342 F.3d 1298 (Fed. Cir. 2003); 216 F.Supp.2d 1188 (D. Colo. 2002); 196 F.3d 1366 (D. Colo. 1999)

United States v. Friedland, 173 F.Supp.2d 1077 (D.Colo. 2001); 152 F.Supp.2d 1234 (D. Colo. 2001)

Feigin v. Digital Interactive Associates, Inc., 987 P.2d 876 (Colo. App. 1999)

United States v. Mann, 161 F.3d 840 (5th Cir. 1998)

United States v. Schnitzer, 145 F.3d 721 (5th Cir. 1998)

Raymond v. Mobil Oil Corp., 983 F.2d 1528 (Colo. 1993)

Colorado v. Spring, 479 U.S. 564 (1987)


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Law Review Editorial Board (J.D. with honors 1980)
  • Antioch College, B.A. 1977


  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Regulatory Matters


  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Chambers USA – Band 1 Litigation: White Collar Crime and Government Investigations, Notable Practitioner
  • Colorado and Corporate Counsel Super Lawyer: White Collar Criminal Defense; Recognized as one of the top 25 women lawyers in Colorado
  • Martindale Hubbell AV rating Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers


  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Colorado State Courts


  • Faculty of Federal Advocates Past President and Board Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Past President and Board Member
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Adams County Bar Association
  • Seventeenth Judicial District Judicial Review Commission: 1989-1991
  • Adams County Community Corrections Board: 1999-2000


  • Defense verdict in SEC insider trading civil enforcement action
  • Defense verdict in favor of Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov in action by his former girlfriend alleging assault and battery. Counterclaim verdict in client’s favor was one of Colorado’s 2016 top 50 verdicts
  • Defense verdicts in legal malpractice cases on behalf of both national and local law firms with judgments upheld on appeal
  • Successfully negotiated no file decision by state prosecutors in child abuse, sexual assault investigation
  • Not guilty on all counts in case involving sexual assault against an employer
  • Negotiated no file decision by federal prosecutors in insider trading criminal investigation
  • Not guilty of criminal contempt in a contested divorce proceeding
  • Not guilty on all counts in case involving sexual assault against a physician
  • Plaintiff’s verdict in action for fraud against major drug manufacturer; verdict upheld by Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Dismissal of action against landlord in case stemming from Aurora movie theater shooting
  • Not guilty of money laundering in federal case involving foreign corrupt practices act
  • Not guilty in two separate criminal cases against the same defendant based on allegations reported during contested divorce proceedings