Leighton D. Yates , Jr. - Holland & Knight, LLP

Leighton D. Yates , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

Leighton D. Yates, Jr. is co-Leader of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. He practices general corporate, banking, securities, and commercial law, with particular emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, and financing transactions.

The types of matters Mr. Yates handles include corporate acquisitions, dispositions, redemptions, and reorganizations; general corporation, partnership, and limited liability company matters including negotiating and drafting agreements among owners, buy-sell agreements, and other documents relating to ownership and governance; secured, unsecured, and credit-enhanced lending arrangements; sales of securities and periodic regulatory reporting; general commercial contracts including arrangements with vendors, customers, independent contractors and employees; and matters arising under the Uniform Commercial Code.

Hampden-Sydney CollegeBA University of Florida Levin College of LawJ.D.
Camaraderie Foundation, Board of Directors

Office Location

200 South Orange Avenue, Suite 2600
Orlando, FL 32801
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2010 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Orlando Metro Area
Leighton D. Yates, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law