Recognized since 2008
Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law
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.
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
- Real Estate Law, Savannah (2020)
- Real Estate Law, Savannah (2011)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:
- Corporate Law
- Land Use and Zoning Law
- Real Estate Law
- Government Relations
- Land Use
- Real Estate
"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 (AJC Garfunkel)
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