Jun 15, 2018
Jordan is an associate in the firm’s Commercial Finance practice group. He counsels his clients through the complete life-cycle of a financing transaction, including drafting and negotiating loan documents, conducting due diligence, and facilitating transaction closings. Jordan uses an energetic and collaborative approach to identify and address his clients’ needs and strives to bring out the human element in a complex, fast-paced practice.
Jordan primarily represents banks and other financial institutions and specializes in ensuring their security interests and related rights. In addition, he has represented businesses in obtaining financing. Jordan has worked on loans made to energy businesses, finance companies, healthcare providers, and a variety of other industries and business types. He has learned that the best outcomes result from a flexible approach rather than a one-size-fits-all mentality. His diverse experience helps him recognize and adapt to his clients’ needs for each specific transaction. Jordan’s business background allows him to focus on his clients’ goals while protecting their legal interests.
- Represented a national bank, as agent for a syndicate of lenders, in providing a senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility to a U.S. based manufacturer and distributor. The transaction featured cross-border revolving credit facilities with U.S. and Canadian borrowers and asset pools, a sub-facility for certain assets located in Mexico, and the negotiation and documentation of an extensive array of supply chain finance transactions.
- Represented affiliated distributor entities, as borrowers, in the negotiation and closing of a bank-provided secured asset- based revolving credit and term loan facility and a secured mezzanine loan facility with a new private equity fund, the proceeds of which were used to refinance an existing credit facility and to fund the borrowers’ capital restructuring. The firm assisted the client in realizing its goals for the management team’s reacquisition of majority equity ownership and control, obtaining a source of funding for future acquisitions and allowing the transition of ownership to the next generation of owner/managers.
- Represented a non-bank specialty healthcare lender in connection with a secured asset-based revolving credit facility to a pharmaceutical claims processing company. The transaction involved substantial contractual and legal analysis and related documentation regarding the rights of intermediaries to healthcare receivables.
- Represented a non-bank specialty healthcare lender in connection with a secured asset-based revolving credit facility to a company that provided infusion services and respiratory clinical care. In connection with the transaction, Parker Hudson conducted extensive analysis relating to an existing joint venture relationship of the borrowers.
- Represented a bank, as agent for a syndicate of lenders, in connection with an asset-based revolving credit and term loan facility to a midstream oil and gas marketing and distribution company. The transaction posed complex debt structuring and collateral issues that are particularly applicable to companies in this industry.
- Represented a regional bank, as agent, in a $20 million senior secured asset based lending facility to a special purpose finance company.
- Represented a bank, as the sole lender, in providing a senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility to a sponsor-backed U.S. based parking solutions business. The transaction also entailed the integration and synchronization of the new working capital facility with an existing term loan facility and the negotiation of a complex intercreditor arrangement with the term lenders.
- Assist management of a large Southeast distributor of air compressors and related equipment in acquiring majority control of the company from a private equity group and simultaneously assist the company with a corporate restructuring, recapitalization, equity raise from another private equity group, and financing consisting of secured asset-based credit facility (consisting of revolving loan and term loan) and a secured mezzanine loan facility.
- Author: "Constructive Upheaval: Railway Labor Executives’ Association v. Gibbons and the “Choice of Clause” Challenge to Traditions of Statutory Construction," 47 Georgia Law Review 961 (2013)
- Co-Author and Co-Presenter: "Financing the Energy Sector: An Introduction to Secured Financing of Oil, Gas and Coal Extraction, Supply Chain and Service Businesses," Georgia Bar Secured Lending Seminar, 2018
- Co-Author: "Lending to Specialized Industries," Georgia Bar Secured Lending Seminar, 2016
- Financial Services
- Commercial Finance
- University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2014) Order of the Coif; Georgia Law Review (Senior Notes Editor, Executive Board, Editorial Board Member)
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.S., 2011) Business Administration, Finance Concentration
- Georgia Bar Association
- Georgia Lawyers for the Arts (volunteer attorney)