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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:

  • Public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.
  • Stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, mergers, and other similar transactions.
  • 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

  • Advised a publicly traded energy company in the $150 million stock sale of its fiber optic communications business.
  • Represented a private equity firm in the recapitalization and acquisition of a majority stake in a large automotive dealership group.
  • Assisted in the more than $1 billion sale of an early stage pharmaceutical company.
  • Represented one of North America’s top food service companies in multiple add-on acquisitions totaling more than $250 million.
  • Advised a publicly traded cloud software company in the $50 million stock acquisition of a company engaged in providing scholarship management software to higher education and K-12 institutions, foundations, and grant making institutions.
  • Represented a privately held manufacturer 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 over $125 million.
  • Assisted a manufacturing company in the $50 million stock acquisition of a global supplier of custom machinery and automation equipment.
  • Represented a fintech company in the sale of substantially all of its assets to a leading online lender for up to $21 million.
  • Advised a manufacturer of HVAC systems and products in the stock acquisition of a company that specializes in cool energy technologies.
  • Represented a multinational lighting manufacturer in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a distressed lighting technology company.
  • Advised a privately held supplier of landscape materials in the sale of its business to one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of landscape supplies.
  • Assisted a publicly traded software company in the acquisition of a software as a service (SaaS) business serving churches.
  • Represented a publicly traded software company in the acquisition of a social media company.

Capital Markets & Securities

  • Represented a publicly traded natural gas company in multiple registered offerings, including a $170 million at-the-market equity program, a $150 million offering of investment grade senior notes, a $250 million offering of investment grade senior notes, and a $300 million offering of investment grade senior notes.
  • Advised a publicly traded sports entertainment company in a $200 million Rule 144A (Regulation S) and exchange offer of high-yield senior notes.
  • Represented an early stage pharmaceutical company in raising more than $60 million through private issuances of convertible preferred stock in multiple financing rounds.
  • Represented a hospitality management and real estate investment company in a $14.5 million private equity raise in connection with the purchase of a commercial mixed-use property.
  • Represented a real estate investment company in connection with the contribution of its interest in multiple shopping centers to a joint venture in exchange for equity.
  • Assisted a startup audio technology company in a $7.5 million offering of equity interests.
  • Represented a privately held manufacturer in connection with its $65 million secured credit facility.
  • Assisted a publicly traded natural gas company with its $1 billion unsecured syndicated credit facility.
  • Advised a privately held community-based lender in structuring a stock repurchase program.
  • Represented an early stage electronics recycling company in the buyback of its franchises in exchange for equity.

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Honors & Awards

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018-2019
  • Order of the Coif


  • Teach for America, Community Partner, 2016-present
  • Mecklenburg County Teen Court, Judge, 2016-present