Jordana Nelson counsels clients in the area of commercial real estate transactions with a focus on affordable housing projects and economic incentives. Jordana brings a unique blend of experience to her practice, having served as general counsel for a public housing authority and as general counsel for a leading multi-family developer.
Jordana’s practice includes:
Upon graduating from law school in 2005, Jordana joined the Public Finance Practice Group at Bass, Berry, & Sims where she practiced for five years before pursuing a position as General Counsel and Vice President of Redevelopment for Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation, responsible for its redevelopment activities, including an active tax increment financing program and redevelopment of existing public housing. Most recently, she was General Counsel of LHP Capital, LLC, a private developer and manager of multi-family housing properties, where she was responsible for general legal matters and actively involved in affordable housing projects utilizing the LIHTC program.
American Bar Association — Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
Knoxville Bar Association — Member
The Industrial Development Board of the City of Knoxville — Board of Directors
Historic Tennessee Theatre Foundation — Board of Directors, Secretary
Executive Women’s Association — Member
Leadership Knoxville (Class of 2015)
Represented the developer of Burlington Commons, an affordable housing complex in East Knoxville
Served as bond counsel and local counsel to affiliates of social services organization People Incorporated of Virginia in connection with a low income housing tax credit project
Represented Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation in connection with the RAD conversation of three large housing projects – one of Tennessee’s largest RAD transactions to date
Greater Knoxville Business Journal “Forty Under 40” (2010)
Tennessee Law Review — Student Materials Editor