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Jody K. Pokorski

Jody K. Pokorski

Partner| Phoenix


Jody Pokorski practices primarily in the area of real estate transactions, finance and regulatory matters, including work relating to commercial purchase and sale transactions, real estate financing, master planned communities, subdivision matters, and leasing.

Jody advises large and small corporate clients in real estate matters throughout the United States. She represents developers, owners, lenders and contractors and has significant experience handling real estate matters for institutes of higher learning and other educational entities.

  • Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1984)
    • Editor, Law Journal
    • Order of the Coif
  • Arizona State University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1980)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Real Property Section Council, Past Chair
    • Commercial Real Estate Transactions Practice Manual (2d Ed.), Co-Chair
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Tax and Probate Section
  • Arizona Commercial Real Estate Women, Past Secretary
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Lambda Alpha
  • Urban Land Institute, Full Member
  • Arizona State University W.P. Carey College of Business, Adjunct Professor, Masters in Real Estate Development
  • Professional Women in Building, Home Builders of Central Arizona Council
  • 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care, The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel magazines (February 2013)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law (2003-2018)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Real Estate (2011, 2017)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Real Estate (2003-2017)
    • Women in Law, Real Estate Lawyer of the Year Candidate (2012)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Real Estate (2007-2017)
  • Arizona's Top Lawyers, Real Estate, AzBusiness Magazine (2014)
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers
  • Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Attorneys, Construction & Real Estate Law (2010-2011)
  • Greater Phoenix Attorney at Law Magazine feature story, "The Women of Snell & Wilmer" (December 2009)
  • Top 50 Super Lawyers, Law & Politics magazine (2008-2009)
  • Volunteer Lawyer of the Month, Volunteers Lawyer Program (June 1991)
  • Desert Mission, Board of Directors
  • Homeward Bound, Chair of Board of Directors
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • John C. Lincoln Health Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Arizona State University, Women and Philanthropy
  • Social Venture Partners, Partner
  • National Charity League
  • Senior Citizens Law Project, Committee on Panel Formation
  • Urban Land Institute, Women's Leadership Initiative
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona