Barbara M. Yadley

Barbara M. Yadley

Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 2013

Tampa, Florida

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Banking and Finance Law
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Barbara M. Yadley is a partner in Holland & Knight's Tampa office. She represents companies as well as banks and other financial institutions in all aspects of commercial lending transactions, including the areas of commercial asset based lending, cash flow lending, and commercial real estate finance. Ms. Yadley has particular experience in matters involving the Uniform Commercial Code, mortgage law, title insurance, Florida loan transaction taxes, loan syndications and participations, intercreditor and subordination arrangements, synthetic leases and project finance, healthcare facilities, mortgage warehousing, letters of credit and banker's acceptances, complex interest rate structures, inventory and accounts financing, vehicle floor plans, workout agreements, usury, commercial lending forms review, and borrower's opinions.

Ms. Yadley was an attorney in the Washington, D.C., office of the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, the regulator of national banks, prior to joining Holland & Knight. Among other things, she was involved in forming the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council and drafted and interpreted numerous banking regulations.

Ms. Yadley is chairman of the Opinions Committee for the Real Estate Section of Holland & Knight, which oversees the preparation of third-party legal opinions and is responsible for approving them prior to issuance by the firm.

  • 100 North Tampa Street, Suite 4100
    Tampa, FL 33602
  • Wellesley College, BA
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Ridge Council, Board of Directors, Silver Beaver and OA Vigil Honor - Member
  • Dartmouth Alumni Club - Treasurer
  • Leadership Tampa - Graduate
  • The Florida Bar Foundation - Fellow
Regulatory Agencies
  • Department of the Treasury - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Banking and Finance Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Banking and Finance Law, Tampa (2013)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Banking & Finance: Transactional, 2012, 2013


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