Rod Clement’s practice is concentrated in commercial real estate and secured transactions. He regularly represents purchasers and developers of energy projects, office buildings and distribution centers, and represents lenders and borrowers in financings. His recent projects have included the development and financing of solar and wind projects and student housing, purchase of healthcare facilities, and sales and financings of multi-family properties. He also has extensive experience with judicial and non-judicial foreclosures and receiverships.

Rod is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the American College of Mortgage Attorneys. He currently is serving on ACREL’s Nominating and Publications committees.

Rod has been listed in Band 1 of Chambers USA for Real Estate since Chambers began covering Mississippi. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate and Land Use and Zoning for over 15 years. Best Lawyers named him “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate Law in Jackson in 2019 and 2021 and in Land Use and Zoning Law in 2013, 2016 and 2019. He is the only attorney in Mississippi listed in International Who’s Who Legal: Real Estate. He also is listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers.

Notable Matters
  • Represented Hillwood Development in development, financing and sale of distribution facilities and other developments in DeSoto and Marshall Counties, Mississippi.
  • Represented developers of eight solar power projects in Mississippi.
  • Represented C Spire in acquisition, development and leasing of its headquarters building in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
  • Represented healthcare REITS in acquisitions of medical facilities in Hinds, Forrest, Warren and DeSoto Counties, Mississippi.
  • Represented developers in redevelopment of King Edward Hotel and Standard Life Building in downtown Jackson, Mississippi.