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Jordan Villa

  • June 04, 2024

Jordan is an associate attorney at Potente. Joining the team in 2024, Jordan focuses his practice in the areas of Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Labor Law, and Real Estate. He received his Juris Doctor from U.C. College of the Law San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings). At UC Law SF, Jordan participated in the Workers’ Rights Clinic where he advised clients on complex labor law issues and was selected to a participate in the prestigious Corporate Counsel Externship Program where he worked alongside the General Counsel for a successful cannabis company.

Jordan was born and raised in San Diego, and after spending many years in San Francisco, he is happy to be back home. Having worked several years before entering law school, Jordan has extensive experience in the entertainment and hospitality industry both on the management side and as a performing musician. Jordan received his B.A. in Philosophy from San Francisco State.

When not in the office, Jordan enjoys seeing live music, traveling, and playing guitar.

  • June 11, 2024
  • Blog

FTC Ruling Banning Noncompete Agreements

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a final ruling banning the vast majority of noncompete agreements nationwide as “unfair methods of competition” in commerce. The rule will not go into formal effect until 120 days after the Federal Registrar formally adopts the new ruling (estimated to go into effect in August or early September). Until then...

Growing Use of Artificial Intelligence in Businesses

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an effective tool for companies to boost their productivity. AI can increase efficiency, accuracy, and eliminate the risk of human error for companies. Many companies have incorporated AI into their everyday business practices, whether that be marketing, operations, or customer service. AI has been impactful...