Firm Highlights

Larry Jacobs Recognized By Best Lawyers® In The Field of Estate Planning

Congratulations to our own Larry Jacobs who was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019, called “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice” by Corporate Counsel magazine.  Larry earned his spot in the guide for his work in the field of Estate Planning. In particular, he…MORE

Join McMillan Metro For A Complimentary Real Estate Law Seminar

RSVP NOW! On October 4, 2018, McMillan Metro will be hosting a complimentary Real Estate Law Breakfast Seminar! This seminar features Attorney Judyann Lee and Mac Staples, Vice President of the Maryland Division of Community Management Corporation, and Jon Bach, Vice President of Developer Services of Community Management Corporation. In this seminar, which is designed…MORE

Attorney Amy Griboff Published In NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys) News

Amy Griboff, an attorney with McMillan Metro whose expertise includes Elder Law and Estate Planning and Administration, recently co-authored an article in the NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys) News Journal. The article, co-authored with Dr. Ferdinando L. Mirarchi who practices emergency medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania, discusses difficulties in counseling elderly patients about how…MORE

Diane Rehm, Larry Jacobs Team Up to Talk Planned Giving

“What a treat and honor,” says Larry Jacobs, “to get a call from Diane Rehm asking me to sit down with WAMU supporters at her home to discuss estate planning with an emphasis on planned giving.” Those subjects are near and dear to Larry’s heart after more than 20 years of helping residents of Maryland,…MORE

Michael Faerber and Stephen Orens Honored With Legislative Awards

Attorneys Michael Faerber and Stephen Orens Honored With Legislative Awards From The Maryland Building Industry Association McMillan Metro, P.C. is is pleased to announce  that in April 2018, Michael A. Faerber and Stephen J. Orens were  recipients of  the 2018 Legislative Awards by the Maryland Building Industry Association.  The Maryland Building Industry Association, an affiliate of…MORE

Join McMillan Metro For A Complimentary Employment Law Seminar

You are cordially invited to a complimentary employment law seminar hosted by McMillan Metro’s in-house employment law attorneys, Ginny Cascio Bonifacino and Hayes Edwards. This event is designed for clients, friends and colleagues of McMillan Metro, P.C. and will explore employment laws and related issues and how they can affect businesses. Highlights of the event…MORE

Congratulations, Jose, on Passing the Maryland Bar Exam!

McMillan Metro is proud and gratified to announce that Jose L. Espejo has joined the firm as our newest Associate Attorney.  You may have already met him thanks to his work for our corporate and business, litigation, and family law practice groups. Jose first came to us as a Summer Law Clerk in 2016 through…MORE

Larry Jacobs to Chair the Firm’s Litigation Practice

McMillan Metro is pleased to announce that Lawrence S. Jacobs will now lead the firm’s litigation practice.  We are confident that Larry’s leadership and enthusiasm will translate into results for our clients. The firm’s litigation attorneys will continue to handle disputes involving business issues, collections, contracts, construction, employment, intellectual property and real estate issues.  Larry…MORE

Judyann Lee Named to CAI Business Partners Council

Those of you who know attorney Judyann Lee know that her practice focuses on issues surrounding common interest projects, including homeowners associations, commercial, residential and mixed-use condominiums, cooperatives, and timeshare resorts. As of January 1, she kicked her commitment to the industry up a notch by accepting a seat on the 2018 Business Partners Council…MORE

Attorney Amy Griboff Discusses Elder Law at “Bridging the Gap” Symposium

Amy Griboff is excited to be a part of the “Bridging the Gap” educational symposium! As the flyer here shows, the symposium has been developed to provide “practical solutions for family and professional care partners” in the care and financial planning of individuals and family members with dementia. If you are interested in joining Amy…MORE

Attorney Ginny Bonifacino rejoins McMillan Metro

We are happy to say, “Welcome home, Ginny!” It is our pleasure to announce that Ginny Cascio Bonifacino has returned to McMillan Metro in an Of Counsel capacity.  Ginny will resume her prior work in the Firm’s Corporate and Business Department, and she will also handle Intellectual Property, Employment law, and Creator’s and Artist’s Rights…MORE

McMillan Metro Does Its Best to “Escape” the Impossible

Attorneys and Staff Test Their Teamwork Skills This summer, McMillan Metro’s attorneys and staff took a step away from their desks to engage in a team-building exercise and test their collective aptitude in overcoming what seemed to be nearly impossible challenges. Whether or not they would ever return depended on their abilities to work together…MORE

We take a stand against domestic abuse.

We take a stand against domestic abuse. The Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA) is a leader in empowering survivors of domestic abuse to live safely. McMillan Metro is proud to be an active supporter of JCADA at the Luminary level. JCADA provides free counseling to individuals dealing with abusive relationships, and collaborates with government…MORE

Congratulations to Julie Cacoilo

Congratulations to Julie Cacoilo Chances are if you’ve ever called or visited McMillan Metro, you’ve either spoken with or met Julie Cacoilo.  As our receptionist, Julie was our “Ambassador of First Impressions.”  We are proud to announce that Julie is being promoted to be an Administrative Assistant.  In that role, she will assist with the…MORE

McMillan Metro is proud to welcome Peter Ciferri

Welcome Peter Ciferri McMillan Metro is proud to welcome Peter Ciferri as an associate to the firm.  Peter brings to us his extensive experience in helping individuals and small businesses navigate the governmental, administrative and legal waters of western and central Maryland. For the last several years his focus has been on traditional land use,…MORE

Happy 10th Anniversaries to Jeremy and Taheya!

Happy 10th Anniversaries to Jeremy and Taheya! It’s hard to believe but Paralegals Taheya Cortez and Jeremy Hesselbein are both celebrating 10 years as part of the McMillan Metro family. We couldn’t be happier to congratulate these two hard-working colleagues for all they do for our clients and for the Firm. Taheya joined our firm January 2, 2007 as…MORE

3 New Legal Assistants Join McMillan Metro

3 New Legal Assistants Join McMillan Metro McMillan Metro is growing again with the addition of a trio of new Legal Assistants. We’re proud to welcome all three, and if your interactions with the firm bring you into contact, please join us in saying hello! Becky Cox has joined the Firm as a Legal Assistant to…MORE

Congratulations, Howard and Larry!

Howard Metro and Larry Jacobs are included in the 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers® List The 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers® list has just been announced, and two McMillan Metro attorneys are making repeat appearances. A. Howard Metro and Lawrence S. Jacobs are both on the roster just published in Super Lawyers® magazine. Super Lawyers® rates attorneys who have attained a high degree of…MORE

We are happy to welcome Amy L. Griboff

Attorney Amy L. Griboff joins McMillan Metro, P.C. We are pleased to welcome Amy L. Griboff to our firm. Amy has practiced law for many years, focusing on Estate Planning and Elder Law, and we are excited to have her on our team to complement the services that we offer. Amy’s personal experiences in dealing with the lengthy…MORE

Lisa Becker and McMillan Metro Back the Fight Against Domestic Violence

McMillan Metro Supports “Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse” With attorney Lisa Seltzer Becker as host, McMillan Metro welcomed area attorneys to a “Friendraiser” for the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA) on September 22. As a member of JCADA’s Board of Directors and the Legal Access Task Force, Lisa is a leader in the initiative to recruit attorneys for…MORE

We have moved!

Our relocation information… McMillan Metro, P.C. is pleased to announce that the Firm relocated on July 15, 2016 to new state-of-the-art offices. Our new headquarters is located at 7811 Montrose Road, Suite 400, Potomac, MD, adjacent to Park Potomac and easily accessible from all points in Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia. Our contact numbers will remain…MORE

We’re moving to new offices in July!

Our relocation information . . . McMillan Metro is moving to new state-of-the-art offices in July. The new headquarters at 7811 Montrose Road are adjacent to Park Potomac, one of the region’s fast growing mixed-use developments. The location is at the Montrose Road exit of I-270 and is easily accessible from all points in Maryland,…MORE

Meet our Summer Scholar, Jose Espejo

Summer Scholar is recognized at Montgomery County Bar Event Jose Espejo, our intern who comes to McMillan Metro via the Summer Scholars Pipeline Program, is on the job now. Representing the firm, Michael Faerber and Larry Jacobs, interviewed candidates last spring from this initiative of the Bar Foundation of Montgomery County. The program was created to encourage talented…MORE

Best Law Firms® in Washington, D.C. for 2016

McMillan Metro P.C. designated as Best Law Firms® 2016! Congratulations to the McMillan Metro team! We have been listed among  Best Law Firms® in Washington, D.C. for 2016 by the U.S. News & World Reports. We want to thank our hardworking attorneys for making the firm, as a whole, shine. The designation was awarded for Trusts and…MORE

Congratulations, Howard and Larry!

Howard Metro and Larry Jacobs are included in the 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers® List The 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers® list has just been announced, and two McMillan Metro attorneys are making repeat appearances. A. Howard Metro and Lawrence S. Jacobs are both on the roster just published in Super Lawyers® magazine. Super Lawyers® rates attorneys who have attained a high degree of…MORE

We are happy to welcome Mariana Minaya to our team

Attorney Mariana Minaya Joins McMillan Metro We are proud to welcome Mariana Minaya to our team. Prior to joining us, she clerked for the Honorable Robert A. Greenberg of the Montgomery County Circuit Court. Her practice areas include Business Startups, Corporate & Business Law, and Family Law. If you would like to speak to her about her…MORE

Stephen J. Orens & Judyann Lee join our real estate practice

Attorneys Steve Orens & Judyann Lee Expand Our Real Estate Services With his impressive track record in the areas of municipal law, land use and zoning, and administrative litigation, Steve Orens is a terrific addition to the McMillan Metro team. He is skilled in deal making, project approval and construction, right through settlement. We’re delighted to now…MORE

Julian Haffner Joins the City Gate Board of Directors

Julian Steps Up to Help the Disadvantaged Congratulations to Julian Haffner for his election to the Board of Directors for City Gate. This active and meaningful nonprofit helps those on the margins of urban society participate more fully in the life and benefits of the larger community. The organization sponsors a variety of early education programs, and…MORE

McMillan Metro Participates in Summer Scholars Pipeline Program

Thanks to Summer Intern Darlene Tzou McMillan Metro was proud to welcome Darlene Tzou as part of the Summer Scholars Pipeline Program sponsored by the Bar Foundation of Montgomery County. Darlene is about to enter her final year at American University’s Washington College of Law. We put her through her paces all summer with assignments…MORE

McMillan Metro Takes a Pit-Stop to Team Build

McMillan Metro Races to the Finish Line McMillan Metro’s attorneys and staff tested their driving skills in a friendly competition against one another at Autobahn Indoor Speedway in Columbia, MD. Some proved to be real enthusiasts while others demonstrated a more relaxed approach behind the wheel. At the end of the day, those with driving…MORE

We are happy to welcome Janet J. McIntosh to our team

Attorney Janet McIntosh Joins McMillan Metro We are proud to welcome Janet McIntosh as the newest member of our Firm’s real estate team. Janet brings over 20 years of D.C.-related real estate experience to our Firm and has practiced law for more than 13 years in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Prior to joining us, she…MORE

We are happy to welcome Lisa Seltzer Becker to our team

Attorney Lisa Seltzer Becker Joins McMillan Metro We are pleased to welcome Lisa Seltzer Becker to our Firm.  Lisa has practiced law for more than 16 years, focusing primarily on family law and school disciplinary cases.  She most recently practiced in Bethesda at Savit & Szymkowicz.  She has extensive experience in high-conflict custody disputes, divorces and domestic abuse cases,…MORE

Congratulations to Julian. Again!

Haffner Included in 2015 Maryland Rising Stars © List In 2015 – as in every year since 2012 – our own Julian Haffner has been selected to the Maryland Rising Stars list for his work in business and corporate law. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the…MORE

McMillan Metro Fights the Cold with a Chili Cook-Off

What better way to fight the cold than with some smoking hot chili? On Friday, February 13th, most of our Firm’s attorneys and staff gathered to show off their chili-cooking clout.  Five of us brought very unique yet tasty iterations of this southwestern-inspired dish to the table.  Others prepared side dishes to complement the palates of the voters. As…MORE

Haffner named to Montgomery Co. Task Force

Minority Owned & Small Businesses Gain an Advocate Congratulations to our own Julian Haffner for being named to the new Minority Owned and Local Small Business (MOLSB) Task Force. He’s one of nine members appointed to the group that was established by the Montgomery County Council in late 2014. The Task Force’s mission is to propose reforms…MORE

Congratulations, Howard and Larry!

Howard Metro and Larry Jacobs Are Included in the 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers® List The 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers list has just been announced, and two McMillan Metro attorneys are making repeat appearances. A. Howard Metro and Lawrence S. Jacobs are both on the roster just published in Baltimore magazine. Super Lawyers rates attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer…MORE

We are happy to say, “Welcome home, Julian.”

Attorney Julian Haffner rejoins McMillan Metro It is our pleasure to announce that, effective December 8, 2014, Julian Haffner has returned to McMillan Metro as an Associate in the Corporate and Business Department. Julian was part of our team from 2006 to 2008. He moved on to start a new firm, Haffner Law Group. “I’ve learned a…MORE

Important Free Update on Marriage in Virginia

A free conference call on Wednesday, December 3rd at 6:15 p.m. will provide important updates In the weeks since same-sex marriage became legal in Virginia, I’ve been keeping a close eye on developments to understand how it’s working out for my clients.  There is important information you should know about, whether you are currently married,…MORE

S. Hayes Edwards Jr. Discusses the Importance of Non-Compete Agreements

S. Hayes Edwards Jr. Discusses the Importance of Non-Compete Agreements On September 23rd Hayes Edwards is presenting on the benefits of non-compete agreements and their implications for business owners, human resource managers, and the like. The presentation will be held at the Rockville Innovation Center, 155 Gibbs Street, 4th Floor in Rockville at 12:00 PM. Please click here for…MORE

S. Hayes Edwards Jr. Joins Board of Directors, The First Tee

S. Hayes Edwards Jr. is Appointed a Board Member S. Hayes Edwards Jr. has joined the Board of Directors of The First Tee, Montgomery County, Inc.  The First Tee is a non-profit mission-based organization aimed at enriching the “lives of young people from all walks of life by teaching them values like integrity, respect and…MORE

S. Hayes Edwards Jr. Joins Our Team

S. Hayes Edwards Jr. Joins Our Team McMillan Metro, P.C. is pleased to announce that S. Hayes Edwards Jr. has joined our litigation team as an Associate.  Mr. Edwards recently graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University School of Law, after receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University. Prior to joining McMillan Metro,…MORE