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Jason A. Strain

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Memphis
T: 901.577.2260
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Jason Strain is a commercial lending and real estate attorney, helping his clients lend and borrow money, and guiding them through the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, and disposition of commercial real estate.

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Represents a national bank on a wide variety of bilateral and syndicated commercial financing transactions, including without limitation asset-based loans, construction loans and other loans secured by commercial real estate, loans to finance companies, and loans to bank holding companies.

Represented a regional telecommunications and cable television provider in a $71 million secured credit facility.
Represented the corporate real estate department of a national bank in all aspects of its real estate needs, including acquisitions, dispositions, branch and office leases, and multiple sale/leaseback transactions.

Professional Biography

Overview

Mr. Strain also counsels clients regarding site selection and the negotiation of state and local tax incentives in connection with various real estate transactions. In addition, Mr. Strain advises his clients on general commercial contract matters such as purchase and sale agreements for raw materials and completed products, non-disclosure agreements and other vendor agreements. He works out of the Memphis office.

During law school, Mr. Strain served as an executive editor of the journal Law and Policy in International Business and also worked as a research assistant to a professor of English Legal History at Georgetown University.

Representative Matters
  • Commercial Lending

  • Represents a national bank on a wide variety of bilateral and syndicated commercial financing transactions, including without limitation asset-based loans, construction loans and other loans secured by commercial real estate, loans to finance companies, and loans to bank holding companies.

  • Represented a regional telecommunications and cable television provider in a $71 million secured credit facility.
  • Represented a regional telecommunications provider in a $33.5 million secured credit facility.
  • Represented a Birmingham-based bank on an approximately $21 million term and revolving credit facility secured by multiple intermediate care facilities.

  • Represented a publicly-traded REIT in connection with construction mortgages and refinances of existing commercial loans to self-storage facility operators around the country.

  • Real Estate

  • Counsel to publicly-traded company in connection with its approximately 300,000 square foot corporate headquarters lease.

  • Represented the corporate real estate department of a national bank in all aspects of its real estate needs, including acquisitions, dispositions, branch and office leases, and multiple sale/leaseback transactions.
  • Represented the owner of a 450,000-square-foot office tower complex in its leasing activities.
  • Represented a group of affiliated air ambulance companies in ground leasing sites for new bases around the country.

  • Represented the purchaser of a $41 million, 361-unit residential apartment complex in downtown Memphis, including transfer of tax incentives.

  • Represented a privately-owned real estate development company in various ground lease and build-to-suit lease transactions with its national retail tenant clients.
  • Represented a Memphis-based food company in connection with various financing and real estate matters, including managing real estate aspects of various acquisitions and negotiating a $110 million syndicated secured loan facility to finance acquisitions and operations.
  • Represented multiple national loan servicing companies in real estate loan workout transactions and dispositions of REO properties, including shopping centers, office buildings and multifamily apartment complexes.
  • Represented a food products manufacturer in its site selection and acquisition process for a new $100 million manufacturing plant; assisted the client in obtaining significant tax and other economic incentives from state and local government.
Professional Honors & Activities
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Commercial Finance Law (2017 – 2019); Banking and Finance Law (2018 – 2019); Real Estate Law (2018 – 2019); Commercial Transactions/UCC Law (2019)
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2019 Memphis Commercial Transactions/UCC Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Listed in Mid-South Rising Stars (2013, 2018)
  • Member – American, Tennessee and Memphis Bar Associations
Publications
Speaking Engagements
  • "Title Insurance from Start to Finish," National Business Institute Seminar, Memphis, Tennessee (August 2017)
  • "Commercial Real Estate Financing," National Business Institute Seminar, Nashville, Tennessee (December 2015)
Webinars
Videos

Awards

Best Lawyers Award Badge
Jason A. Strain
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2003, cum laude
  • Mississippi State University, B.A., 2000, summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2003

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