Practice Areas

PRACTICE AREAS

Rudow Law Group, LLC provides litigation services.

We bring lawsuits.  We defend lawsuits.  We try to resolve our clients’ problems without bringing lawsuits.  William Rudow uses his over thirty years of litigation experience to help clients resolve problems.  Sometimes this requires bringing or defending lawsuits.  Other times, William Rudow brings in a mediator to help resolve the problems.  Other times, Mr. Rudow is able to resolve problems for his clients without the need to a lawsuit or mediator by approaching the issue in a warm, friendly manner.

Litigation

At the Rudow Law Group, LLC, we litigate lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout Maryland and beyond.  We specialize in civil litigation.

General Civil Litigation

The Rudow Law Group, LLC, has litigated hundreds of lawsuits.  Mr. Rudow is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts in Maryland and Washington, D.C. and federal court in Michigan.  Mr. Rudow has been lead counsel in complex cases in federal courts in the following jurisdictions:  California, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, Georgia, Missouri, Michigan, Arizona, Minnesota and 11th Circuit, Court of Appeals.

 

Consumer & Commercial Collections

At The Rudow Law Group, LLC, we have performed many Collections related Lawsuits, Forbearance Agreements and Negotiated Settlements to protect our clients’ rights .  We have litigated, attended and negotiated many Bankruptcy cases assisting creditors and debtors in Chapter 7s, Chapter 13s, and Chapter 11s.  We provide  Litigation Defense for our lender clients as well as on and off site Training and Regulatory Assistance.  We routinely give Legal Advice to our collections related clients.

Auto Finance – Consumer & Commercial

One area that we specialize in is auto finance recovery.  This includes Collections, Vehicle (auto, mobile home, manufactured house, boat) Recovery (replevins), Bankruptcy (lift stay), Litigation Defense, on and off site Training and Regulatory Assistance.  We routinely give Legal Advice to our auto finance related clients.

Fraud Recovery

William Rudow was the Chairman of the Mortgage Fraud Task Force for the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators.  Mr. Rudow personally litigated over 70 lawsuits involving over 200 loans against over 600 defendants in Mortgage Loan Fraud Recovery lawsuits.
The Rudow Law Group, LLC has represented several national banking associations and community banks in Bank Fraud Recovery lawsuits.  These include Identity Theft Recovery and Employee Theft Recovery.

Foreclosures

We foreclose on commercial and residential real estate in our collections efforts.

Training

The Rudow Law Group has provided extensive training in Collections,  Litigation, Bankruptcy, Fraud Recovery, Mortgage Fraud Identification and Recovery.  In 2000 Mr. Rudow founded Collections Consultants, LLC a group that presented Mortgage Fraud Prevention training and seminars.  This group trained several lenders across the country – from Reno Nevada to Jacksonville Florida to Baltimore Maryland, to Indianapolis Indiana

Bankruptcy – Creditor Rights

William Rudow has litigated many cases in the Bankruptcy Court. These include: lift stay 11 U.S.C. § 362, cram down secured collateral value 11 U.S.C. § 506(a), avoid lien 11 U.S.C. § 522(f), determine the dischargeability of debt 11 U.S.C. § 523, dismiss or conversion 11 U.S.C. § 727, preference action 11 U.S.C. § 547, fraudulent transfer, 11 U.S.C. § 548; objection to plan 11 U.S.C. § 1325.

Wills & Estate Planning

WIlliam Rudow also prepares Simple Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Agent Appointment & Advance Medical Directive (Living Wills), Trusts and can help clients with Tax Avoidance Strategies