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    Biography

    Jarod Illar is known for how hard he works for his clients and the relationships he builds with them. Regardless of client or situation, Jarod is prepared to dig deep to understand not only their business today but their goals for the future. He believes in continuously providing personal attention, rapid response, and constant availability to all clients because he recognizes that their time and efforts are valuable, and they deserve the best service possible.  Clients are eager to continue working with Jarod as he continues with them as their businesses grow.

    He understands that a business is more than just his client, he works to build a relationship that is ongoing and can last the life of the business. Jarod’s experience allows him to quickly navigate complex commercial transactions carefully and thoughtfully. With his work in real estate and commercial transactions, Jarod enjoys unpacking the details of complex issues and devising solutions for the betterment of his clients and their goals. Because results matter in every facet of a transaction, he uses his experience to rapidly advance every transaction from inception to completion, always with the goal of achieving desired results. 

    Clients know that Jarod is an integral part of the success of the client's projects, transactions, and business.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Member, Fayette County Bar Association

    Key Experience

    Lead counsel in a complex commercial transaction for the sale of a national supply company requiring Department of Justice Antitrust Clearance
    Negotiated, drafted, and closed a multi-million-dollar international joint venture and equity transaction between European and United States based businesses
    Buyer’s counsel for purchase of a professional soccer team

    Work Experience

    2022 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2005-2022 Watson Mundorff, LLP