Harold B. Yellin

Harold B. Yellin


HunterMaclean

Recognized since 2008

Savannah, Georgia

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Real Estate Law
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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.

Location

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

HunterMaclean
Headquarters: Savannah, Georgia

23 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Real Estate Law

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

Special Focus

  • Development
  • Government Relations
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate
  • Zoning

"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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