Yohana is a transactional attorney who focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, including related equity, debt, and mezzanine financings.

Yohana also handles all aspects of the certification process for disadvantaged, minority, women, and veteran business enterprises (D/M/W/VBEs) with various agencies throughout the country. She navigates clients through regulations pertaining to D/M/W/VBEs, assesses certification eligibility, and provides strategic advice regarding best corporate practices. Yohana also analyzes certification eligibility denials and drafts appeals. Additionally, she has handles transitions of certified companies from one generation to the next and during the sale of the company, ensuring that there is no disruption to the certification

Yohana received her B.A. from the University of Georgia and a Masters in Special Education from Brooklyn College. She earned her J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and an LL.M. in International and European Business Law from Comillas Universidad Pontificia, Madrid, Spain. Prior to law school, Yohana was a second grade special education teacher for Teach for America in Brooklyn, NY.

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  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (2020)
  • Comillas Universidad Pontificia, Madrid, Spain (2020)

    LL.M. in International and European Business Law

  • Brooklyn College (2016)

    Masters in Special Education, Summa Cum Laude

  • The University of Georgia (2014)

    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and Criminal Justice


  • State - Illinois