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Lance I. Yateman 

P.O. Box 551
104 West Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21404-0551


Communication Center
Phone: (410) 263-5900
Fax: (410) 263-6583



Mr. Yateman who is "Of Counsel" to the Firm, has extensive experience in the fields of real estate law, estates and trusts, business organizations, contracts, and bankruptcy – and is deemed to be an expert in the fields of bank regulation and compliance issues, having represented a variety of banks and thrifts since 1973. Mr. Yateman has had practical experience in the representation of condominium and homeowner's associations across the state of Maryland – having served for several years as president of a large Baltimore County homeowner's association. In addition, Mr. Yateman has had both professional and practical experience in land use and conservation matters. As a founding trustee of the Caves Valley Land Trust and as counsel to builders and developers, Mr. Yateman has gained a keen awareness of the complexity of the issues involved in this area of the law. Mr. Yateman has tried cases in the Maryland Circuit Courts, Federal District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, and has appeared in hearings before a number of federal and State agencies.

Mr. Yateman has been actively involved in a number of philanthropic and professional organizations and has proudly devoted a large amount of time to the activities of the O.J. Brigance Foundation.

Before joining Wharton Levin Ehrmantraut & Klein, Mr. Yateman was a named principal in Mezger, Muly & Yateman (1973-2004) and served as a legislative aide to former United States Senator Charles Mac Mathias, Jr. (1970-1973).

Mr. Yateman is BV® Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell.

Current Employment Position(s):

Of Counsel

Areas of Practice:

Bankruptcy Law

Business Organizations


Real Estate Law

Estates & Trusts

Bank Regulation & Compliance

Bar Admissions:

Maryland, 1973

U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1974

U.S. Supreme Court, 1977


University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, 1973 J.D.
Law Review: University of Baltimore Law Review, 1972 - 1973

Towson University, 1970 B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Anne Arundel County Bar Association

Maryland State Bar Association

American Bar Association