Dawn Jordan graduated from Emory Law School in 1989 with distinction. She practiced in the products liability section of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice from 1989-1995. In 1995 she moved to Hawaii where she practiced with Kessner Duca Umebayashi Bain & Matsunaga from 1995-1999. She has worked at the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office since 1999, primarily focused on representing law enforcement officials in federal rights litigation. She is now a Senior Deputy Attorney General in charge of the Civil Law and Education & Employment divisions.