The primary focus of Jordan’s practice has always been to work with clients to develop innovative yet prudent ways to address and resolve complex transactional, corporate and litigation matters. He represents businesses of all sizes, including financial institutions, manufacturers, tax-exempt entities, energy and natural resources companies, commercial real estate developers and investors, and Fortune 500 companies. Working in concert with his colleagues across our diverse practice groups, Jordan is honored to serve as his clients’ go-to problem solver for any business that requires multidisciplinary advice.
During most days, Jordan spends time acting as outside general counsel to private and family-owned businesses of all sizes and across many industries. Jordan works with executives and owners to provide timely, practical, strategic and value-added advice on many issues faced by closely held companies including, risk management, contracting best practices, internal and external dispute resolution, corporate restructuring, board of director training, employment issues, and regulatory compliance. When the time comes to consider exit strategies, succession planning, or mergers and acquisitions, Jordan provides dynamic but sound advice to help his clients achieve long term success and to capitalize on current market opportunities.
As the trusted advisor to many closely held middle market businesses, Jordan is often asked to provide pro-active advice to clients looking to minimize risk and maximize investor returns when managing the ups and downs of their businesses’ life cycle. Relying on his diverse experience across the financial services, real estate, and manufacturing industries, Jordan works in partnership with business owners and operators to provide guidance related to: entity selection and formation, corporate governance and best-practices within the boardroom, contract negotiation, financing, investor relations, and critical response to market stresses or the threat of litigation.
Jordan has spent significant time developing an integrated approach to partnering with his clients’ in-house counsel to focus on identifying ways to effectively manage risk, monitor compliance and regulatory requirements, and adopt new platforms that utilize technology, data analytics, and auditing to reach their goals of predictability in legal spending, diversity across legal teams, and optimized delivery of work product. When a client does not have in-house counsel, Jordan serves as outside general counsel for his clients and leads a team of colleagues to deliver highly efficient legal counsel for all aspects of the client’s business. His relevant experience includes:
Whether advising startups on corporate formation, internal policies and procedures, and go-to-market strategies or counseling established businesses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, board of director restructuring, or liquidity constraints, Jordan spends much of his time sitting alongside management when important decisions are made that will impact all stakeholders. Jordan’s expertise is frequently called upon by cryptocurrency and blockchain companies due the volatile nature of their industry to provide legal advice focused on corporate stability and longevity. His relevant experience includes:
Jordan provides practical legal advice to financial institutions and businesses dealing with distressed credit and financial restructuring situations. Either working for a lender, creditor or borrower, he frequently advises clients on financial workouts, loan restructurings, insolvency issues and recapitalization, as well as trade debt collection, lien enforcement, and asset sales. Jordan also represents clients in avoidance actions and advises bankruptcy trustees and creditor committees on strategies for maximizing creditor recovery.
Jordan’s goal is to provide his financial services and trade creditor clients with effective and immediate advice to reduce loses and provide value added services designed to maximize return when faced with defaults while working closely with management to integrate technology-based processes for dealing with distressed credits. He has developed and manages a national collections platform that provides traditional bankruptcy, foreclosure and loan restructuring services to some of the largest banking institutions in the United States as well as international suppliers of construction materials, precision components, and raw materials. His relevant experience includes:
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Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.
Syracuse University, B.A.
U.S. District Court for the Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Courts of New York
U.S. District Court of New Jersey
U.S. District Courts of Ohio
Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers®, Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights
The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights
Reading Is FUNdamental, Serves as literacy mentor for third and fourth grade students and on its Board of Directors
North Shore of Allegheny River Brewery Crawl benefiting the Salvation Army Holiday Treasures program, Planning Committee
“Change at the top of Pittsburgh’s biggest law ﬁrms: Jordan Blask, Frost Brown Todd,” Featured, Pittsburgh Business Times, October 2022
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