Jordan Arnold is an executive managing director in K2 Intelligence’s New York and Los Angeles offices, and head of the firm’s Private Client Services and Strategic Risk and Security.
A former Manhattan prosecutor with more than 15 years of law enforcement and private risk advisory experience, he is routinely called upon by high-net-worth families, executives from the private and public sectors, and entertainment, music, and sports professionals to help navigate critical and sensitive situations that pose threats to physical and cyber security, privacy, reputation, and profitability.
Jordan regularly conducts proactive investigations to develop evidence of corporate and individual wrongdoing, including the use of covert techniques, and provides law enforcement referral and liaison services. This work has resulted in the arrest, conviction, and incarceration of individuals targeting his clients.
In addition to resolving complex problems, he helps corporate and individual clients take proactive steps to avoid harm by eliminating gaps and weaknesses in how they prevent, prepare for, and respond to incidents across the risk spectrum.
As a threat specialist for individuals and family offices, Jordan has successfully resolved matters involving extortion, stalking, cyber threats, privacy violations, missing persons, and travel emergencies.
For corporate clients, he has led incident response and investigations into data breaches, threats against employees, and allegations of insider misconduct, fraud, theft of trade secrets, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Prior to joining K2 Intelligence, Jordan served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. Working with the New York Police Department’s (NYPD’s) Major Case Squad, he directed some of Manhattan’s most sensitive investigations, involving abduction, extortion, stalking, bank robbery, art crime, and thefts committed within police headquarters, judicial chambers, cultural institutions, and luxury hotels. One of these investigations resulted in the return of a stolen Salvador Dali watercolor, and the conviction of its thief.
Jordan’s homicide prosecutions included that of Nicholas Brooks for the domestic violence murder of Sylvie Cachay at a private club, and a member of the Bloods street gang for an execution-style killing. Also assigned to the Violent Criminal Enterprises Unit, he directed long-term, undercover investigations that dismantled gun and drug trafficking crews. In his final assignment, Jordan created the office’s Financial Intelligence Unit with the U.S. Secret Service, and investigated complex financial crime as a senior investigative counsel.
Jordan was twice recognized by the NYPD for meritorious service, and his courtroom work has been quoted by publications including the New York Times,Guardian,Wall Street Journal,New York Post, andNew York Daily News, and covered by CNN, BBC, CNBC, and48 Hours.
Jordan received his J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School and his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany.