Michael S. Yashko

Shareholder, Managing Shareholder - Florida
Naples
850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.338.4249
F 239.337.0970
P 239.338.4249 | F 239.337.0970

Overview

Mr. Yashko has nearly thirty years of experience in the areas of real estate development, real estate finance, construction, and general business matters. His clients include developers, lenders, closely held businesses, and select individuals.

Experience
  • Counsel for financial institutions in various types of transactions, including commercial lending, workouts, restructurings and insolvencies and purchases and sales of distressed assets and debt
  • Counsel for various clients concerning issues related to use of sovereign submerged lands and adjacent uplands
  • Outside general counsel to large closely held general contractor operating in all 50 states, Canada and Mexico
Services

Industries

Education

  1. Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
  2. The Ohio State University, B.S., Finance and Economics
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Georgia
  3. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2018-2020)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2010-2015)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Collier County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwest Florida
Community Affiliations
  • Board of Trustees, The Foundation for Economic Education

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Handling COVID-19 Issues on Construction Project Sites in Ohio (Mar 31, 2020)
    Cannabis and COVID-19 – A Business Guide (Mar 24, 2020)
    Practical Tips for Ohio Construction in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (Mar 24, 2020)
    Illinois Aims for Diverse Cannabis Industry (Mar 2, 2020)
    USDA Hemp Rules – Is the Hemp Industry Still in the Weeds? (Jan 29, 2020)
  2. Article
    A Positive Theory of The Attorney-Client Privilege and The Work Product Doctrine - University of Chicago Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. XIX
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel Transitioning to Virtual Work Environment (Mar 16, 2020)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    Roetzel & Andress Named 2018 Top Contributor Firm by The Fund (Mar 18, 2019)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)
    Roetzel & Andress Named 2017 Top Contributor Firm by The Fund (Mar 28, 2018)

Overview

Mr. Yashko has nearly thirty years of experience in the areas of real estate development, real estate finance, construction, and general business matters. His clients include developers, lenders, closely held businesses, and select individuals.

Experience
  • Counsel for financial institutions in various types of transactions, including commercial lending, workouts, restructurings and insolvencies and purchases and sales of distressed assets and debt
  • Counsel for various clients concerning issues related to use of sovereign submerged lands and adjacent uplands
  • Outside general counsel to large closely held general contractor operating in all 50 states, Canada and Mexico

Education

  1. Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
  2. The Ohio State University, B.S., Finance and Economics
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Georgia
  3. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2018-2020)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2010-2015)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Collier County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwest Florida
Community Affiliations
  • Board of Trustees, The Foundation for Economic Education

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Handling COVID-19 Issues on Construction Project Sites in Ohio (Mar 31, 2020)
    Cannabis and COVID-19 – A Business Guide (Mar 24, 2020)
    Practical Tips for Ohio Construction in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (Mar 24, 2020)
    Illinois Aims for Diverse Cannabis Industry (Mar 2, 2020)
    USDA Hemp Rules – Is the Hemp Industry Still in the Weeds? (Jan 29, 2020)
  2. Article
    A Positive Theory of The Attorney-Client Privilege and The Work Product Doctrine - University of Chicago Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. XIX
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel Transitioning to Virtual Work Environment (Mar 16, 2020)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    Roetzel & Andress Named 2018 Top Contributor Firm by The Fund (Mar 18, 2019)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)
    Roetzel & Andress Named 2017 Top Contributor Firm by The Fund (Mar 28, 2018)