TAMPA, FL – Shumaker continues to grow its Litigation and Community Associations practices as it welcomes Associate Yoni Wasser to the firm’s Tampa office, where he will join a team of lawyers with a reputation as a present day leader in this highly specialized area of law.
“Yoni is great addition to our growing team,” said Partner and Community Associations Business Sector Chair Jonathan Ellis. “As community association law continues to be one of the fastest growing areas of law, we are focused on staffing our team with first-rate lawyers who match our clients’ needs.”
An approachable and diligent attorney, Yoni is known for finding creative solutions to clients’ most complex issues. Prior to joining Shumaker, Yoni worked for another Tampa law firm and represented some of the largest real estate developers in the Tampa Bay area. He was deeply immersed in notable real estate projects, and he helped guide development projects from due diligence through administrative approval.
Lawyers in Shumaker’s Community Associations Business Sector represent community associations (condos and homeowners’ associations) in all facets of community association law, from general collections and enforcement of covenants to revitalizations of covenants and general corporate matters. They serve as general counsel for numerous community associations and handle all types of litigation from foreclosure of liens, even through bankruptcy, to defending the Association’s officers and directors when sued. Shumaker’s Community Association Business Sector handles discrimination claims, Housing Urban Development (HUD) and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) inquiries, construction defect cases, Marketable Record Title Act (MRTA) issues, turnover, injunction hearings, determination of covenant validity, contested elections, and corporate control disputes to name just a few.