Jeffrey S. Rood Attorney At Law

Jeffrey S. Rood - Attorney at Law

Senior Associate

T 904-598-9929
F 904-598-9109
D 904-632-8479
Jacksonville 50 North Laura Street Suite 1100 Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Jeff is honored to help clients succeed in their most complex and urgent real estate and finance transactions, such as the following:

  • Sales of office buildings, hotels, skilled nursing facilities, and vacant land. 
  • Office and warehouse lease negotiations with tenant improvement allowances, and enforcement of monetary and nonmonetary defaults. 
  • Rezoning, permitting, and drafting recorded covenants and easements. 
  • Secured creditors in chapter 11 reorganizations and section 363 sales. 
  • Bridge loans and forbearance agreements for distressed properties and projects. 
  • Background

    In law school at Duke, Jeff worked at the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight in Raleigh, NC, assisting the Monitor of the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement, and in the legal department of Franklin Templeton Investments in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

    As an undergrad at the University of Florida, Jeff served as Programming Chair of the Public Service Council at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service. Coursework and internships developed his continuing appreciation for Florida’s economic, environmental, civil rights, and political history.

  • Education
    • University of Florida, B.A. (cum laude, 2012)
      • Minor in Public Leadership at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service
    • Duke University School of Law, J.D. (2015)
      • Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Executive Editor
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
    • Jacksonville Bar Association
      • Young Lawyers Section, Member
  • Civic
    • Jewish Federation & Foundation of Northeast Florida
      • Ilene Sari Selevan Young Leadership Award (2020)
      • Board of Directors (2019-2021)
      • Young Professionals & Families Division
        • Annual Campaign Chair (2019-2020)
        • Steering Committee and Ben Gurion Society (2017-2021)
    • Riverside Avondale Preservation, Zoning Committee (2017-2018)
  • Articles & Publications
  • Awards & Recognitions
    • Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," 2021-2022
      • Real Estate Law
    • Jacksonville Magazine, Best Lawyers, 2021