Jordan Cray


Jordan Cray defends his corporate clients against personal injury claims including transportation related and claims related to complex product liability and exposure to toxic substances. Jordan also tracks developing litigation and has presented on the growing scope of benzene litigation. While preparing a strong defense, including intensive fact discovery surrounding claims, he is committed to providing his clients a comprehensive and cost-effective case management in the resolution of their claims.

Prior to joining Hawkins Parnell, Jordan gained years of civil litigation experience representing clients in a multitude of matters including legal and medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, premises liability, and defense of transportation-related injuries.

Jordan lives in the near-Chicago suburbs with his wife (also a lawyer) and their dog Ruthie, affectionately named for Ruth Bader Ginsburg.



  • John Marshall Law School  (J.D., 2017)
    • Honors Council, Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution
  • Indiana University Bloomington  (B.A., 2014)
    • Ethics Board Member, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association


  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2024)