McMillan Metro, PC Attorneys Named 2023 Washington DC Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

McMillan Metro, PC. is pleased to announce that four of our attorneys have been selected as Washington DC Super Lawyers for 2023, and one was honored as a Rising Star. This is the 17th year McMillan Metro lawyers have received recognition from the nationwide rating service, which uses a selection process that involves 70 practice areas, independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluation. 

Honorees for 2023 included A. Howard MetroElyse L. Strickland, Leah B. Morabito, and Heather L. Sunderman, each receiving Super Lawyer recognition. Peter E. Ciferri earned a Rising Star commendation. 

Super Lawyer Honoree: A. Howard Metro

Four Decades Serving Clients in Maryland and D.C.

Howard has been selected to Super Lawyers since 2007, the inaugural year. He has spent more than four decades assisting clients in the Maryland/D.C. area. He is well respected for his work which includes new business startups, corporate law, employment law, intellectual property, restaurant law, and all matters pertaining to business law.

Howard has built a strong reputation for impeccable service and unmatched professionalism. In its two recent surveys of fellow attorneys by Bethesda Magazine, he was named as an attorney to see in Business and Corporate matters, and the Daily Record has named him a Leader in the Law in Maryland. Not only does he know the law, but he sees solutions to problems which can only be born of nearly 50 years of practice. He is licensed to practice law in the US Supreme Court, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Schedule an appointment with Howard Metro. 

Super Lawyer Honoree: Elyse Strickland

Highly-Rated Attorney with Focus on Family Law and Commercial Litigation

As a partner with McMillan Metro, P.C. and Chair of its litigation practice group, Ms. Strickland practices both family law and commercial litigation. This is her second year being selected to Super Lawyers. She has extensive experience helping individuals with their domestic issues, including property distribution, alimony, child support, custody, and visitation.  She is also a family law mediator, trained collaborative lawyer, and certified as a child “best interest” attorney.  In addition to family law, Elyse represents an array of business clients with such issues as shareholder disputes, employment agreements, and commercial contracts.  She is licensed to practice law in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Schedule an appointment with Elyse Strickland.

Super Lawyer Honoree: Leah Morabito

Estate Administration & Planning Attorney with Experience Handling Special Needs Planning

Selected to Super Lawyers since 2020, Leah has assisted hundreds of individuals and families with their estate planning and administration needs and provides guidance and planning for the special needs of disabled individuals and their families. Leah provides empathetic and compassionate representation to her clients. She understands that making decisions about your family, estate, and future can be difficult, so she approaches planning in a holistic way and takes the time to get to know her clients and their unique situations to provide them with the best possible advice. She is licensed to practice law in the US Supreme Court, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Schedule an appointment with Leah Morabito.

Super Lawyer Honoree: Heather Sunderman

Estate Planning, Guardianships, Probate, and Family Law Attorney

Ms. Sunderman received her J.D. from the Washington College of Law (American University), is a Maryland State Bar Association member, and has received several distinctions, including being selected to Super Lawyers since 2019. She was also selected to Rising Stars from 2013-2016, and again in 2018. She concentrates in wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, guardianships, family law, and has experience as a mediator and collaborative law practitioner. Heather enjoys working with clients to help them navigate the often-complex legal process of estate planning and family law to ensure a secure future for their families. She strives to provide compassionate and individualized representation to each client and has litigated divorce, guardianship, domestic violence, and civil dispute cases. She is licensed to practice in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Schedule an appointment with Heather Sunderman.

Rising Star Honoree: Peter Ciferri
Top-Rated Real Estate Attorney

Peter Ciferri is a partner in McMillan Metro P.C.’s Real Estate group. Peter has been named among Super Lawyers’ Washington DC Rising Stars every year since 2019. Peter’s practice in the District is primarily focused on representing tenants in commercial lease negotiations; representing building owners, investors, and buyers of commercial real estate; and negotiating development agreements. Peter strives to give each client his full attention with an even-keeled approach that focuses on regular communication, timely responses, and legal guidance that is focused on the client’s professional goals. Mr. Ciferri is also the Montgomery County Chapter Chair for the Maryland Building Industry Association. Schedule an appointment with Peter Ciferri.

McMillan Metro, P.C. was founded in 1992 and is heavily involved in the Potomac, Maryland community, Washington DC, and beyond. View our firm’s Super Lawyer profiles online

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