John A. Yanchunis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Tampa, FL

Morgan & Morgan
201 North Franklin Street, 7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-275-5272
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (80%), Government Relations (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney John A. Yanchunis has more than 38 nyears of experience as a trial lawyer. For the last 24 years he has focused his practice on consumer class action litigation, and he has also handled a diverse size of complex consumer, commercial disputes and Whistleblower litigation. He is an attorney with the nationwide firm Morgan & Morgan and is located in the firm's Tampa office. He began his practice after completing a 2 year clerkship with the Honorable Carl O. Bue, Jr., United States District bJudge, Houston Division. 

Mr. Yanchunis received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida , and his law degree from the South Texas College of Law, magma cum laude .He is an emeritus member of The Florida Board of Bar Examiners, and a former member of the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar. He is admitted to practice within the states of Florida ; the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth and 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also admitted to practice before numerous U.S. District Courts throughout the country.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20%Government Relations

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2021

About John A. Yanchunis

Admitted: 1981

Professional Webpage: http://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/john-a-yanchunis

Representative Clients

  • Fresco vs. R.L. Polk Case 0:07-cv-60695-JEM
  • Fresco vs. Automotive Directions, Inc., Case No. 03-61063-JEM

Honors/Awards

  • Received the Silver Beaver, 2006
  • District Award of Merit - Skyway District, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chairperson, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committees: 6A Circuit Committee, 6B Circuit Committee, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Member, The Florida Board of Bar Examiners, Presently an Emeritus Member, 1997 to 2002
  • Vice President, St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Petersburg Downtown Conference, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Vice Chairperson, Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law, 1994 to 1995
  • Member of Executive Committee, West Central Family Council of The Boy Scouts of America, 2003 to Present
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • Member, Supreme Court's Judicial Management Council, 2008 to Present
  • Texas, 1980
  • U.S. District Court of Connecticut
  • Member, Public Relations Committee, 1989 to 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Member, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committees: 6A Circuit Committee, 6B Circuit Committee, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Member, Community Law Program
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Chairperson, Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law, 1995 to 1997
  • Council President, West Central Family Council of The Boy Scouts of America, 2005 to 2007
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • Member, Standing Committee on Professionalism, 1991 to 1993
  • Florida, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1991 to 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Chairperson, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committees: 6A Circuit Committee, 6B Circuit Committee, 1986 to 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Member, Elder Law Advisory Board, College of Law and The Center for Excellence in Elder Law – Stetson University College of Law, 2003 to 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Fellow, Board of Directors, The Florida Bar Foundation, 2003 to 2006
  • National Council Member, Council Representative, Boy Scouts of America, 2005 to 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • Member, Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law, 1990 to 1994
  • Skyway District Chairman, West Central Family Council of The Boy Scouts of America, 2003 to 2004
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • Member, Consumer Protection Law Committee, 2009 to Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court of Colorado
  • Member, Board of Governors of Young Lawyers, Division of the Florida Bar, Sixth Circuit Representative, 1988 to 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, B.A., Florida Blue Key, Omicron Delta Kappa,1976
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Office Location for John A. Yanchunis

201 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-275-5272

Last Updated: 6/23/2021

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