Joshua Baker has a diverse practice and represents individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses, and corporate clients in all types of business disputes. His vast experience includes: breach of contract and warranty, real estate matters, product liability, shareholder disputes and oppression claims, and directors and officers liability. He has significant experience representing employees and employers in restrictive covenant and trade secret matters. Josh is also involved[...]
Our litigation attorneys provide a range of commercial law services to our clients, which includes administrative disputes, arbitration, and mediation.
Stephen (Rick) Ban's practice ranges from estate planning and administration to antitrust litigation, and includes mergers and acquisitions as well as estate and commercial litigation. His niche at Metz Lewis is his estate work, and he finds it especially rewarding helping worried people solve their tough problems. Throughout his career, Rick has counseled individuals, families, and businesses in the creation of succession plans.[...]
Rachel Felton focuses her practice in the area of employment law where she advises companies on a wide variety of employee-related matters. Rachel frequently counsels companies on issues such as hiring, discipline, leave, accommodations, wage and hour law, and termination. Rachel also regularly defends clients in federal and state administrative proceedings and in court against discrimination and wrongful discharge claims. In addition to[...]
Barry Friedman is a technology lawyer specializing in the acquisition, distribution, licensing and protection of digital technologies and related business assets. His practice includes a focus on the ongoing transformation from on-premise to remote information processing services, data security and privacy, as well as traditional Intellectual Property concerns. Building upon over thirty years of experience relating to the development and implementation of computer-based[...]
Francesca “Cella” Iovino is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation Group. Cella most recently served as a Deputy Attorney General at the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General in the Bureau of Consumer Protection. Prior to her role as a Deputy Attorney General, she was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Max Baer on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Brian is a member of the firm's Energy, Real Estate and Litigation practice groups. He primarily focuses on counseling multiple energy, oil, gas and mineral-related clients on transaction matters as they relate to high-volume transactions, title issues, opinions and division order title opinions in the Appalachian Basin. Some of Brian’s experiences include: facilitating due diligence and review of assets for a merger and[...]
Jessica Hauth Mozingo is an intellectual property lawyer and registered patent attorney. Her practice focuses on the strategic protection of technology and business assets through patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and agreements, both domestically and internationally. Her practice includes: Preparing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Coordinating with associates outside the United States for obtaining[...]
Brian Must is a founder of Metz Lewis and the chairman of the Commercial Litigation Group, and oversees the firm's litigation practice. Brian’s focus is trying cases. His own practice concerns a wide variety of commercial disputes, including breach of contract, breach of warranty, shareholder actions, directors and officers claims, corporate and successor liability cases, oil and gas disputes, and employment disputes. Whether[...]
John O'Keefe is involved in two practice areas at Metz Lewis and is the co-chair of the banking group. He has experience in commercial loan documentation, creditor's rights, workouts, bankruptcy and bank litigation, and he is also involved in commercial and business litigation. He provides counsel to clients from the financial, banking, business and real estate sectors in diverse matters. An experienced commercial[...]
Steven Petrikis is in commercial litigation, having represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of commercial and complex civil cases. This civil cases include breach of contract claims, shareholder disputes, merger and acquisition disputes, restrictive covenants claims, civil rights issues, zoning and property disputes, bank-related and financial services claims, and breach of warranty claims. Additionally, Steve has substantial experience in commercial tax[...]
Doug concentrates his practice in the areas of mineral/energy law and real estate, with a focus on issues related to the development and purchase of oil, gas and other minerals in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. He prepares certified title opinions for E&P companies, manages due diligence projects, assists senior attorneys with litigation, and handles various real estate matters. His real estate experience[...]
Prior to joining the firm, Anna worked as a Deputy Attorney General for the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General in the civil litigation section. There, Anna represented the Commonwealth and countless public officials and employees against civil rights claims brought under Section 1983. Anna also represented Commonwealth agencies in many employment litigation matters. Before her time as a Deputy Attorney General, Anna served[...]
Justin Tuskan is an Member in the firm's Litigation and Banking practice groups. He has represented a broad range of clients in both state and federal courts in diverse complex and commercial business litigation matters including asset acquisition disputes, actions to enforce real estate purchase and sale agreements, construction claims, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breach of contract actions. A significant portion of[...]
Alison Viola is a highly motivated and dynamic commercial litigator with experience in a broad range of litigation matters. At Metz Lewis, Ali focuses her commercial litigation practice on breach of contract, breach of warranty, and shareholder disputes. She also has experience with product liability litigation, pharmaceutical litigation, financial servicing issues and foreclosure litigation, and mass tort litigation. Clients can expect a diligent[...]