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  • Education
    • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2008
    • B.S., Texas A&M University, Political Science
    • M.T.S., Southern Methodist University Perkins School of Theology
Rick Jordan is a trusted adviser who delivers prompt business-oriented advice to his diversified client base. Rick’s clients include consumer products, technology, healthcare, real estate, energy, construction, and hospitality companies, as well as investment funds that deploy capital into these sectors. Rick serves as Co-Chair of Polsinelli’s Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Companies practice.

Rick’s experience covers a broad spectrum of corporate and governance matters, including venture capital financings (representing investors and issuers) and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He also handles other complex corporate matters, such as joint ventures, restructurings and licensing deals. Rick regularly serves both public and private companies and acts as outside general counsel for several prominent clients.

Rick’s clients include: 
  • Venture capital and private equity funds 
  • Public and private companies (including portfolio companies) 
  • Boards of directors and board committees 
  • Top-level executives 
  • Investors (angel and later stage) 
  • High-growth potential businesses and entrepreneurs 

Rick is a regular presenter nationally on corporate and venture capital matters. He is the current chair of the Emerging Business/Venture Capital Committee of the Business Law Section for the Texas State Bar, and is a member of the Business Law Section’s leadership council. Rick also is the immediate past Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas Business Law Foundation, a non-profit that develops and monitors Texas legislative initiatives relative to business law. 

Rick recently co-founded the Greater Dallas Food & Beverage CPG Community.

text icon Publications & Presentations
Digital Health M&A: A Survival Guide When the Worlds of Tech and Health Collide
Speaker, 15th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute, The University of Texas School of Law, Dallas, TX
October 10, 2019
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The Corporate and Tax Aspects Associated with the Structuring of a Private Equity Transaction
Speaker, Choice, Governance & Acquisition of Entities Course, State Bar of Texas, Dallas, TX
May 24, 2019