Yana Zheng focuses on commercial real estate and general corporate practice. She represents local, national and international clients in all facets of real estate, including acquisition, development, and disposition of commercial real estate; commercial private, and SBA financing; obtaining state and local zoning/permitting approvals; and leasing. She also advises clients on business formation, real estate tax abatement, and business transactions. She closely works with developers, corporate clients, family offices, individual investors, brokers and banks. Yana is fluent in Mandarin and English.

Representative Matters

Assisted in a number of sales, developments, and acquisitions of commercial real estate, including drafting transaction and ancillary documents, ensuring compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations, and conducting due diligence and closings.

Assisted in issuing and obtaining SBA loans, business term loans and in refinancing of mortgages.

Assisted in applications for state and local zoning/permitting approvals for affordable housing, variance, liquor and tobacco licenses and more.

Assisted in creation and governance of corporations and LLCs.

Articles & Talks

Unraveling the Mystery of the “Elderly Homestead Protection” and Federal Vaccine Mandate for Larger Employers on Hold


  • Knox College, B.A., 2016
  • J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2021

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • State of New York

Outside the Office

Yana’s Journey to Rich May has taken her around the world. She has lived in many cities, including New York, London, Beijing, and Hong Kong.

Travel tops her list of hobbies, but she also enjoys baking, yoga, painting, and skiing.