Jordan Corbitt is a litigation associate in Baker Donelson’s Houston office. Mr. Corbitt has significant experience with the laws, regulations, and procedures relating to eligibility for federal disaster and mitigation assistance.
He assists state and local governments and non-profit entities navigate the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance program, including compliance with procurement requirements and filing administrative appeals.
Mr. Corbitt has also represented clients in state and federal court in lawsuits involving negligence, breach of contract, DTPA claims, Texas Insurance Code claims, property disputes, fraud and eminent domain.
- South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2016, summa cum laude
- Texas A&M University, B.B.A. in Management, 2012
- Texas, 2016
- U.S. District Court for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas
- Reviewed emergency purchase orders, requests for proposals, contracts, procurement policies and written standards of conduct for compliance with FEMA procurement regulations.
- Provided local government entity with around-the-clock procurement-compliance advice for various solicitations, contracts, and purchase orders, consisting of both competitive and non-competitive procurements.
- Prepared procurement-compliance checklists and memoranda for various government entities to facilitate compliance with FEMA procurement regulations in advance of a disaster that requires work eligible for Federal Public Assistance funding.
- Reviewed and analyzed national contractor construction agreements in order to ensure compliance with Texas law for eligible work performed under FEMA.
- Negotiated numerous settlements, ranging in value of approximately $40,0000 to $120,000, for breach of contract and Texas Insurance Code claims against client.
- Briefed multiple position statements for labor and employment clients, defending clients against claims of unfair employment practices and breaches of federal and state employment laws.
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