Jody K. Pokorski

Jody K. Pokorski: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • One Arizona Center, 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Biography

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.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Women in Power, Featured, Commercial Executive Magazine, Issue 5, Pages 26-42 (2015)
• The Most Influential Women in Arizona CRE - Groundbreakers, Featured, Arizona Commercial Real Estate (July-August 2015)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law (2003-2019)
•Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Real Estate (2011, 2017)
•Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate (2003-2018)
•Women in Law, Real Estate Lawyer of the Year Candidate (2012)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Real Estate (2007-2018)
•Top 25 Female Lawyers in Arizona (2018)
•Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, AZ Business Magazine (2019)
•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)
•2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care, The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel magazines (February 2013)
•Volunteer Lawyer of the Month, Volunteers Lawyer Program (June 1991)

Community Involvement

•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

Related News & Events

Mar 15
AZ Business Magazine Selects Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys for Inclusion in the Annual 2019 Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona Publication

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year

May 03
Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 46 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

May 31
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 43 Attorneys

Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 27
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys

Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Feb 11
Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Join The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

Jul 30
The Most Influential Women in Arizona CRE - Groundbreakers - Jody Pokorski Arizona Commercial Real Estate

May 19
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

May 23
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 38 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

May 31
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 37 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 27
Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Jun 07
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 34 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Feb 06
Snell & Wilmer Partner Jody Pokorski Recognized as Finalist for Real Estate Lawyer of the Year by Chambers Women in Law

Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 29
Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 20
Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List

Jun 10
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 39 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Nov 02
Best Lawyers Names Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Lawyer of the Year

Oct 21
Ninety-Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

Related Publications

Feb 03
Legal Alert: CityNorth Decision and Its Impact Decision may have wide-ranging effects on all private entities that receive funds from governmental entities. Decision may have wide-ranging effects on all private entities that receive funds from governmental entities.

Jun 15
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Commercial Finance
  • Data Centers
  • Education
  • Infrastructure Development and Project Finance
  • Life Sciences and Medical Technology
  • Master Planned Communities and Subdivisions
  • Office, Industrial, Retail, Mixed Use and Medical
  • Real Estate
  • Zoning and Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6399  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
Arizona State University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1980 Phi Beta Kappa
Law School Attended:
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1984 Editor
Year of First Admission:
1984
Admission:
United States District Court, District of Arizona; Arizona; Supreme Court of Arizona
Memberships:

Professional Memberships and Activities

•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

Birth Information:
Phoenix, Arizona, May 13, 1958
ISLN:
904384374

Peer Reviews

4.6/5.0 (2 reviews)
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    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
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    4.6/5.0

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