Harold B. Yellin - HunterMaclean

Harold B. Yellin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 912-236-0261

Harold Yellin is a partner in the Savannah office, practicing in the areas of commercial real estate, zoning/land use, and commercial leasing. Harold has broad experience in commercial real estate matters, including the purchase, sale, and refinance of retail shopping centers and office, industrial, and mixed-use developments. He is actively involved in the negotiation and drafting of commercial leases on behalf of owners of shopping centers and office and industrial parks.

Harold also has extensive experience representing developers and other clients in various zoning and land use matters before local governmental bodies in the metropolitan Savannah area, including the Savannah City Council, Chatham County Commission, Chatham-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission, and the Savannah Historic Review Board.

Harold has served as president of Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob, president of the Savannah Jewish Federation, chairman of the Savannah Jewish Federation Endowment Fund, and chairman of the board of directors of Silent Witness. He has previously served on the board of directors of Union Mission and as chairman of the Attorneys Division of the United Way Campaign. He is currently the chairman and a member of the board of directors of the Savannah Music Festival. He is also on the board of directors and a member of the Executive Committee of the Workmen’s Circle Credit Union.

Harold graduated from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in 1977 and from Emory University with an M.B.A. and a J.D. in 1982. While in law school, Harold served as managing editor of the Emory Law Review.

Client Comments

"I have used Harold Yellin as my real estate lawyer since 1988. Harold has been successful in rezoning, text amendments, 1031 exchanges, and closing over 20 shopping centers and commercial office buildings in 11 states for me and my company. He is intelligent, organized, and has a very high rate of success. I highly recommend him."

-David Garfunkel
Managing Member
David Garfunkel & Co., LLC

Office Location

200 East Saint Julian Street
P.O. Box 9848
Savannah, GA 31412-0048
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Savannah Metro Area
Harold B. Yellin has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law (Development, Government Relations, Land Use, Real Estate, Zoning)
Real Estate Law