W. Rodney Clement , Jr. - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

W. Rodney Clement , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2001

Rod Clement’s practice is concentrated in commercial real estate and secured transactions. He regularly represents developers of shopping centers industrial facilities and office developments and borrowers, lenders and title insurers in secured financings. He also has extensive experience with retail, health care, industrial office leases and commercial properties. Projects he has worked on recently include financing renovation of historic facilities, purchasing of telecommunications systems, financing development of natural resources and renewable energy projects, and foreclosures of shopping centers, apartment complexes, office buildings, power plants and golf course communities.

Rod is a member of the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and former member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys He also has recently served as ABA representative to the Joint Editorial Board for Uniform Real Property Acts and Vice-Chair of the Real Estate Financing Group of the ABA's Section of Real Property, Trusts and Estates.

As a result of his work in real estate, Rod has been listed in Woodward/White's Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate and Land Use Regulation (15+ years) and in Chambers USA as a Leader in Mississippi. Best Lawyers named Rod Clement as "Lawyer of the Year" in Real Estate Law for 2011 and "Lawyer of the Year" in Land Use and Zoning Law for 2013 in Jackson, Mississippi. He is the only person chosen in real estate in Mississippi. Rod also is listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers as one of the top 50 lawyers in Mississippi.

Millsaps CollegeBA 1980Washington and Lee University School of LawJ.D. 1983
American College of Real Estate LawyersAmerican College of Mortgage Attorneys, Board of RegentsMississippi Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationMississippi Secretary of State UCC Study GroupUpward Basketball

Client Comments

"Rod Clement was very responsive to our real estate needs and provided great representation on the successful sale of a very difficult piece of industrial real estate."

-John McTevia
McTevia & Associates

"Rod Clement has always handled our issues in a professional and timely manner. Rod has helped us through some very sensitive situations. We have enjoyed our relationship and will continue to engage Rod Clement and the Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes firm for all of our legal needs."

-John Stratton
Greentree Development

"Rod Clement has assisted our company with real estate acquisitions, financing, and development opportunities we have pursued in the state of Mississippi. His expertise has been valuable to us, as well as his expeditious handling of our requests. We look forward to continuing to work with Rod for years to come."

-Marla Long
Hillwood Development

"Rod's knowledgeable, timely, and responsive approach to providing sound legal advice relative to real estate matters has aided our company time and time again."

-Wesley Goings
Telapex, Inc.

"Rod Clement is an excellent real estate attorney who is very thorough in all his reviews and dealings."

Office Location

One Jackson Place, Suite 400
188 East Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39201
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Jackson-MS Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Jackson-MS Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Jackson-MS Metro Area
W. Rodney Clement, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!W. Rodney Clement, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!W. Rodney Clement, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law (Land Use, Real Estate, Zoning)
Real Estate Law (Commercial, Condominiums, Finance, Foreclosures, Land Use, Real Property Law, Tax Certiorari, Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Workouts and Restructurings, Zoning)