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Jordan D. Temple

Charlotte | 704.335.9869
Fax | 704.334.4706

Jordan Temple is a member of the firm’s Business Law Group, as well as its Governance, Risk & Compliance Group and its Public Company Growth & Compliance Group. He advises public and private companies in a variety of corporate matters that include:

  • Stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, mergers, and other similar transactions.
  • Public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.
  • Securities law compliance, corporate governance, and stock exchange listing requirements.
  • Other general corporate and commercial matters, including corporate recapitalizations, stock repurchases, and the preparation of shareholders’ agreements.

Prior to law school, Jordan worked as a financial analyst. While attending law school, he was a law clerk in the litigation and preventive law department at GE Aviation and served as an articles editor of the University of Cincinnati Law Review.

Representative Experience

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented Sonic Financial Corporation in its deal to acquire all outstanding shares of Speedway Motorsports Inc., a publicly traded company that is a national leader in motorsports entertainment, with an enterprise value of more than $1 billion.
  • Represented a private equity firm in the recapitalization and acquisition of a majority stake in a large multi-location automotive dealership group. 
  • Advised a publicly traded energy company in the $150 million stock sale of its fiber optic communications business. 
  • Advised an international retailer in the platform acquisition of a streetwear and sports footwear retailer with more than 60 locations in the United States. 
  • Represented one of North America’s top food service companies in multiple add-on acquisitions totaling more than $275 million. 
  • Advised a publicly traded software company in the $50 million stock acquisition of a company that provides scholarship management software to higher education and K-12 institutions, foundations, and grant making institutions. 
  • Represented a manufacturing company in the $100 million sale of its foam manufacturing assets. 
  • Assisted a publicly traded automotive retailer in multiple asset acquisitions and dispositions involving the sale and purchase of automotive dealerships totaling more than $135 million. 
  • Represented a fintech company in the sale of substantially all of its assets to a publicly traded and leading online lender for up to $21 million. 

Capital Markets Transactions

  • Represented a publicly traded natural gas company in multiple registered offerings, including a $170 million at-the-market equity program, a $300 million offering of investment grade senior notes, a $250 million offering of investment grade senior notes, and a $150 million offering of investment grade senior notes. 
  • Advised a publicly traded sports entertainment company in a $200 million Rule 144A/Regulation S exchange offer of high-yield senior notes.
  • Advised a private equity sponsor in the formation of a $50 million fund focused on multifamily real estate investments.
  • Represented an early stage pharmaceutical company in raising more than $60 million through private issuances of Series B and Series C preferred stock in multiple financing rounds. 
  • Represented a real estate investment company in a $14.5 million private equity raise in connection with the purchase of a commercial mixed-use property. 
  • Advised a hospitality management company in a $16 million private equity raise in connection with the construction and development of a hotel.

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Honors & Awards

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018-2020
  • Order of the Coif


  • Teach for America, Community Partner, 2016-present
  • Mecklenburg County Teen Court, Judge, 2016-present
  • Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Young Visionaries Steering Committee, 2018-2019