McMillan Metro Lawyers Named Bethesda Magazine’s 2019 Top Attorneys

Bethesda Magazine recently announced the winners for their annual Top Attorneys issue. To get the results, the magazine polled almost two thousand attorneys in the Montgomery County area just outside Washington D.C. to find out which of their colleagues they would choose if they needed legal representation. The field was narrowed to 265 across 25 categories, who were then named the magazine’s Top Attorneys for 2019. McMillian Metro is pleased to announce that four of our attorneys were among those honored with this distinction.

Howard Metro for Business and Corporate Law. Howard, our namesake, is a firm founder and has been an experienced attorney in the area for forty years. Howard’s expertise is wide-ranging, from his work on sales, acquisitions and mergers to employment law, business planning, IP and much more. Beyond his sharp grasp of the law, Howard has found both professional success and personal satisfaction by taking on challenges others considered unsolvable and finding his clients workable solutions.

Elyse Strickland for Family Law. Elyse has handled a wide variety of cases as both a commercial litigation and family law attorney. In her family law practice, Elyse handles issues including business valuation, property distribution, alimony, child support, custody and visitation. Elyse is a trained mediator and certified as a “best interest attorney.”  Elyse also has extensive experience as a commercial litigator, working on matters including employment contract litigation, construction litigation and collections. Elyse maintains a practical approach to resolving conflicts and helping clients manage risks to achieve effective and sensible solutions to their legal challenges.

Natasha Nazareth for Schools and Education Law. Natasha has an impressive record in the area of Schools and Education Law. She is passionate about making sure educational institutions help young people prepare for their futures and recognizes the practical need these institutions have for concrete legal expertise. Natasha has been general counsel for the University of North Carolina system campusand a variety of large and small independent schools including Bullis School. She excels in risk and crisis management, employment law, business law, governance, student affairs, and the full range compliance needs faced by revenue-driven non-profit organizations.

Peter Ciferri for Land Use and Zoning Law. Peter represents clients in zoning and subdivision matters, and other real estate development approval processes. He also handles commercial real estate transactional and leasing matters. Peter is proud to provide effective representation to clients in the challenging worlds of real estate and administrative agency review and is considered a respected real estate attorney in the area, gaining recognition in Land Use/Zoning. Peter started his career in Frederick County, Maryland, and is the current Co-Chair of the Montgomery County Chapter of the Maryland Building Industry Association.

McMillan Metro is proud of our entire team, from attorneys to legal staff, and we give special congratulations today to Elyse, Natasha, Howard, and Peter. Bethesda Magazine’s Top Attorneys 2019 issue is on newsstands now. Contact us for help with your legal matters today.