Lisa Yonka Stevens

Lisa Yonka Stevens

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Columbia, MD

Yumkas, Vidmar, Sweeney & Mulrenin, LLC
 | 10211 Wincopin Circle, Suite 500
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 443-569-0795
Fax: 410-571-2798
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (60%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Lisa Yonka Stevens focuses her legal practice on business restructuring, workouts, bankruptcy, insolvency, creditors’ rights and general business litigation. She has handled complex chapter 11 cases and out-of-court workouts involving a variety of industries, including real estate, condominium associations, marinas, restaurants, retail, hospitality and not-for-profit companies. Ms. Stevens utilizes her superior problem-solving and common sense approach to achieve the best results for her clients.  Her unique combination of substantive bankruptcy knowledge and litigation and trial skills allows her to lead any type of bankruptcy matter with efficiency and effectiveness.  Her litigation practice focuses on commercial and corporate disputes of all types, including breach of fiduciary duty suits, shareholder disputes, fraudulent transfer litigation, and the representation of parties to loan agreements in a variety of contexts.

About Lisa Stevens

Admitted: 2004, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • In 2019, Ms. Stevens was recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Bankruptcy in Anne Arundel County by What's Up Magazine., Leading Lawyer, What's Up Magazine, 2019
  • Super Lawyers--Bankruptcy: Business, SuperLawyers: Bankruptcy: Business, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association, Chapter Events Chair (2018-2019), Chapter Events Assistant Chair (2017-2018), At-Large Director (2016-2017)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederaion (IWIRC)--Co-Chair (2016-2019); Co-Chair Events Committee (2015-2017); At-Large Director (2013-2015)
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association--Co-Chair Social Committee (2018-present); Co-Chair Community Service (2016-2018); Trustee (2015-2106); Bar Weekend Committee (2019 & 2017) 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presentation on circumstances under which third-party releases may be authorized in chapter 11 plans., Speaker, Evaluating Third Party Releases, BBA Greenbelt Meeting, 2019
  • Moderator, “Ponzi’s the Name, Clawback’s the Game: The Anatomy of a Ponzi Scheme”, Greater Maryland Network of IWIRC and MSBA Consumer Bankruptcy Section, March 10, 2017, Moderator, Ponzi's the Name, Clawback's the Game: The Anatomy of a Ponzi Scheme, Greater Maryland Network of IWIRC, 2018
  • Moderator, “How to Build Your Brand”, Greater Maryland Network of IWIRC, January 24, 2018, Moderator, How to Build Your Brand, Greater Maryland Network of IWIRC, 2018
  • Overview of issues specific to bankruptcy cases filed by limited liability companies or their members., Panelist, Issues Arising in Cases Filed by LLCs or Their Members, The Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland, 2018

Representative Clients:

  • Recreational Industries, Inc., t/a Wisp Resort
  • Capital Teas, Inc.
  • Kent Manor Inn, LLC
  • Hagerstown Block Company and Hagerstown Concrete Products, Inc.
  • Council of Unit Owners of the 100 Harborview Drive Condominium, 2016-Present; Capital Teas, Inc., 2017-2018; Sailing Emporium, Inc., 2016-2018; Foster Yacht Sales, 2017-Present; The Hagerstown Block Company and Hagerstown Concrete Products, Inc., 2016-2018; Kent Manor Inc., LLC, 2016-2017; Chesapeake Row Homes, LLC and related entities, 2015-2017; Professional Arts, Associates, Inc., 2015-2016; Senior Dental Services, Inc., 2015-2016; Barrack's Row Ent Group, LLC, 2013-2015; DC Development, LLC, Recreational Industries, Inc., Wisp Resort Development, Inc., and The Clubs at Wisp, LLC, 2011-2015

Educational Background:

  • The Ohio State University, B.S. cum laude with distinction in Microbiology. Italian and Political Science Minors

Industry Groups

  • Condominiums & Home Owner Associations
  • Developers
  • Hospitality
  • Landlords
  • Marinas
  • Maunfacturing
  • Resorts
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
Office Location for Lisa Yonka Stevens

10211 Wincopin Circle
Suite 500
Columbia, MD 21044

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Last Updated: 3/5/2019

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