Provided by Barbara Yadley
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 a co-chair of the firm's Opinions Committee, which oversees the preparation of third-party legal opinions and is responsible for approving them prior to issuance by the firm.
The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
Dartmouth Alumni Club, Treasurer
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council, Board of Directors, Silver Beaver and OA Vigil Honor
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), former Member
University of Tampa, former Member Board of Fellows
American Red Cross, Tampa Bay Chapter, former Board of Directors
Florida Bar, Steering Committee for Redrafting the Legal Opinion Standards Report
Florida Bar, Financial Institutions Committee, former Chairman
Florida Bar Journal, former Editor of Business Law Column
American Bar Association, Commercial Financial Services, UCC, and Opinions Committees