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
    Small Business Administration Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications (May 21, 2020)
    Ohio Governor Announces Additional Dates for Reopening (May 15, 2020)
    Key Issues to Address in Returning to Work (May 1, 2020)
    Highlights from Ohio’s May 1, 2020 Revised Stay at Home (Stay Safe) Order (May 1, 2020)
    On Your Marks, Get Set, Reopen: Roetzel’s Reopening America Readiness Team is at Your Service (Apr 24, 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’s Reopening America Readiness Team Formed to Help Businesses Reopen (May 5, 2020)
    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)

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
    Small Business Administration Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications (May 21, 2020)
    Ohio Governor Announces Additional Dates for Reopening (May 15, 2020)
    Key Issues to Address in Returning to Work (May 1, 2020)
    Highlights from Ohio’s May 1, 2020 Revised Stay at Home (Stay Safe) Order (May 1, 2020)
    On Your Marks, Get Set, Reopen: Roetzel’s Reopening America Readiness Team is at Your Service (Apr 24, 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’s Reopening America Readiness Team Formed to Help Businesses Reopen (May 5, 2020)
    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)