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Sutherland Partner James B. Jordan Receives State Bar of Georgia’s George A. Pindar Award

June 8, 2015

ATLANTA—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that Partner James B. Jordan has been honored with the 2015 George A. Pindar Award by the Real Property Law Section (RPLS) of the State Bar of Georgia. The award was presented at the Bar’s 27th Annual Real Property Law Institute in Destin, Florida.

The George A. Pindar Award, the highest honor presented by the RPLS, is given annually to recognize an individual for his or her noteworthy service and significant contributions to the section and the real estate bar. Over the course of his career, Mr. Jordan has served as Co-Chair of the section’s Legal Opinion Committee and as a member and Chair of the RPLS Executive Committee.

“We congratulate Jim on this prestigious honor,” said Sutherland Managing Partner Mark D. Wasserman. “He joins a distinguished group of past recipients who have dedicated their careers to enhancing the real estate practice and the profession, including Pat Patterson, the Founding Partner of our Real Estate Practice Group. It is wonderful to see his hard work and dedication receive this type of recognition.”

At Sutherland, Mr. Jordan chairs the firm’s Retail team and devotes substantial time to retail, office, multifamily development and leasing matters. With more than 30 years of diverse and extensive experience in commercial real estate, he guides his clients in complex transactions of all types, including purchase and sale, lending, development, leasing and joint venture matters. His clients are located throughout the United States and are involved in all aspects of commercial real estate projects—office, industrial, retail, multifamily and mixed-use.

Mr. Jordan also regularly advises on transactions involving partnerships, limited liability companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and corporations, and he understands the structuring and organizational aspects of each entity type.

With more than 20 attorneys dedicated to real estate, Sutherland provides comprehensive understanding of the market, the economics of its clients’ industries and the legal issues that affect them. Bringing together transactional real estate and finance attorneys, Sutherland manages diverse deals, including niche areas such as timber acquisition, hospitality, complex real estate finance including multi-tranche mezzanine debt and data center development and leasing.

Sutherland is an international legal service provider helping the world’s largest companies, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. More than 435 lawyers across seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas. Sutherland is composed of associated legal practices that are separate entities, doing business in the United States as Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, and as Arbis Sutherland LLP in London and Geneva. Arbis Sutherland LLP is a limited liability partnership and is registered in England and Wales with registered number OC348198. Its registered office is at Marble Quay, St Katherine’s Dock, London E1W 1UH. Arbis Sutherland LLP is authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales whose regulatory requirements can be accessed at A list of the members of Arbis Sutherland LLP and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office.

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