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Jourdan Haynes counsels on a wide range of complex commercial real estate matters, with an emphasis on property acquisition, financing, development, and sale of large real estate projects.

He counsels developers and builders on the creation and operation of condominiums, planned developments, and mixed-use projects, including structuring, drafting governing and filing documentation, management, turnover, and termination. He also counsels on related construction and permanent financing.

He also represents note holders, servicers, and other financial institutions in a variety of loan transactions, loan sales, and workouts. Jourdan has handled numerous types of commercial and real estate transactions, and regularly represents clients in connection with mortgage and asset-based loans, loan workouts, and settlement agreements. His experience includes negotiating and drafting contracts, and due diligence review of property and loan portfolios.

Jourdan also practices real property litigation, handling property and coverage claims, lender liability, foreclosures, title insurance, representation of court-appointed receivers, and other matters.

Jourdan is the hiring chair for the firm’s Tampa office.


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law (2023–2024)
  • Florida Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine (2012–2021)
  • Florida Legal Elite "Up & Comers," Florida Trend Magazine (2018, 2020)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section 
  • Bay Area Legal Services (2014–present)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay (2014–present)
    • Leadership Council for Hillsborough County
  • Gasparilla Music Festival (2014–present)
    • Volunteer Captain
  • Leadership Tampa, Class of 2022
  • Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2017
  • Tampa Connection, Class of 2012
  • Urban Land Institute (2016–present)
    • Program Committee

Speaking Engagements

  • "The Final Results 2021 Legislative Session for Community Associations – Leasing Prohibitions, Collection Practices, Election and Recall Disputes, and the End of DBPR Division Arbitration?," The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section (June 17, 2021)
  • "Florida's Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act," Carlton Fields (October 21, 2020)

Pro Bono

  • Project H.E.L.P. Clinic, Metropolitan Ministries: Legal counseling and placement services for indigent and low-income families.
  • Represented property owner in dispute over the sale of his home.



  • American University Washington College of Law (J.D., 2009)
  • Rollins College (B.A., 2004)

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions


  • Associate, Fowler White Boggs P.A., Tampa, FL
    • Merged with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
  • Deputy Field Director, Cathy Cox for Governor, Atlanta, GA
  • Project Assistant, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Austin, TX


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