Lawrence J. Yumkas

Lawrence J. Yumkas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Columbia, MD

Yumkas, Vidmar, Sweeney & Mulrenin, LLC
 | 10211 Wincopin Circle, Suite 500
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 443-569-0758
Fax: 410-571-2798
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (60%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

During his more than 30 years in the private practice of law, Mr. Yumkas has represented corporate debtors, lenders, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, a bank holding company, landlords, distressed investors, hedge funds, private equity, franchisors and franchisees, bankruptcy trustees and receivers in all aspects of financial issues relating to debt, capital, insolvency law, corporate deal making, dispute resolution, and bankruptcy.

Widely regarded for his strategic, negotiation and litigation skills, Mr. Yumkas is known as a passionate, efficient and creative problem solver and leader. Mr. Yumkas also has hands-on management experience. He has been Managing Member of the firm since its founding in 2009. Prior to co-founding YVSM, Yumkas served on the three-member management team of his prior law firm, overseeing the business of more than 30 professionals and 60 overall employees. Mr. Yumkas is a past president of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland, where he oversaw and managed a non-profit professional organization of more than 325 insolvency attorneys.

Mr. Yumkas also brings his unique skill set to mediation, where he has trained and now serves as a qualified neutral for business and bankruptcy disputes.

Mr. Yumkas enjoys an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is currently named again in Best Lawyers in America for bankruptcy and creditor’s rights and bankruptcy litigation, and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2007 to present editions of Maryland Super Lawyers in the category of bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights.

In 2018, Mr. Yumkas was honored with admission to the Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. Mr. Yumkas is also ranked individually in Chambers USA for 2019.

About Lawrence Yumkas

Admitted: 1988, Maryland

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10211 Wincopin Circle
Suite 500
Columbia, MD 21044

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Last Updated: 4/29/2019

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