Stephen A. Metz: Lawyer with Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.

Stephen A. Metz

Phone(301) 230-6564

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Business and Financial Services
  • Business Planning
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law and Fiduciary Litigation Group
  • Title Dispute Resolution
 
University University of Maryland, B.S., 1994
 
Law SchoolDickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 1997
 
Admitted1997, District of Columbia; 1997, Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
 
BornFredericksburg, Virginia, February 18, 1972
 
Biography

Stephen A. Metz is co-chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Group and the Title Dispute Resolution Group. He is an active member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the District of Maryland and regularly represents and advises clients in state and federal litigation and bankruptcy matters.

Mr. Metz concentrates his practice in litigation involving bankruptcy, creditors' rights, title disputes and real estate. He regularly represents debtors, creditors, and other parties in bankruptcy cases in various industries, including telecommunications, retail, financial services, real estate, insurance and consumer credit.

Recent representative matters include:

· On behalf of secured creditor, won contested chapter 11 confirmation hearing involving competing plans in case involving real estate

· Representation of landlords in large retail bankruptcy cases

· Managed and resolved preference actions and claims objections on behalf of debtors in several retail cases

· Representation of disbursing agent in confirmed chapter 11 plan in a trucking case

· Representation of lenders and owners of real estate in title dispute cases, foreclosure rescue, tort cases and other lender liability cases

· Representation of bankruptcy trustees

· Won dischargeability and other matters in bankruptcy cases concerning domestic relations issues

· Won summary judgment on behalf of secured lender in lien priority dispute with judgment lien creditor asserting a senior lien interest

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

· Potential Pitfalls for Individual Chapter 11 Debtors Under BAPCPA...Why Not File a Chapter 13 Case?

· The Big Three Preference Defenses: Contemporaneous Exchange, Ordinary Course of Business, Subsequent Advance/New Value

· Hot Issues for Mortgage Lenders in Recent Foreclosure and Bankreptcy Cases

Professional & Community Affiliations

· Bankruptcy Bar Association of the District of Maryland, - Chair of Local Rules Committee, 2007; Greenbelt Chapter Chair, 2007-2008; Assistant Secretary, 2008-2009; Secretary, 2009-2010; Assistant Treasurer, 2010-2011

· American Bankruptcy Institute

· Maryland State Bar Association, Member of Consumer Bankruptcy Section

· Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD, member

· Prince George's County Maryland Bar Association

· Walter B. Chandler American Inn of Court

 
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Stephen A. Metz

1100 New York Avenue, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20005-3934




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