Jordan V. Rood
Jordan Rood practices in the Real Estate & Capital Markets group at McNaul, where he focuses on the representation of institutional real estate investors, pension funds, private real estate and venture investment funds. He provides counsel on a wide range of real estate and corporate transactional matters, such as the purchase and sale of commercial real estate, securities offerings, corporate acquisitions, strategic relationships, joint ventures, fund formations, reorganizations, and governance.
Prior to joining McNaul Ebel, Jordan worked as associate general counsel at the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions, Securities Division, where he provided substantive review and commentary on registered and exempt securities offerings for numerous issuers, including REITs, pooled investment funds, business development companies, and startup companies. Jordan also drafted interpretive opinions and provided counsel on federal and state securities law issues regarding securities transactions, investment advisers, broker-dealers, and franchise matters. He draws directly on this broad experience in giving timely, focused, and practical advice to clients on transactional matters.
Jordan is an active member of the securities bar, and makes regular presentations regarding securities regulation, with a particular emphasis on transactions exempt from registration, including those under federal Rules 506(b) and 506(c) and Washington State’s crowdfunding exemption.
Jordan previously served on the Board of Directors for Washington Lawyers for the Arts (WLA), where he has been a member since law school.
Representative Cases & Matters
- Sale of a historic commercial building located in Seattle’s Pioneer Square district.
- Development of large industrial space for an institutional real estate investor.
- Reorganization of several real estate holding companies into REITs, including the private offering of securities to facilitate such transactions.
- The formation of real estate investment funds and other private pooled investment vehicles exempt under the Investment Company Act of 1940.
- Multiple issuances of LLC interests for a prominent senior housing developer.
- Private equity financings involving some the world’s top institutional investment firms and prominent high net worth individuals.