Jack M. Seitz

Jack M. Seitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Creditor Debtor Rights Attorney in Allentown, PA

Lesavoy Butz & Seitz LLC
 | 7535 Windsor Dr, Suite 200
Allentown, PA 18195
Phone: 610-530-2700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (50%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (40%),
  • Banking (10%)
Attorney Profile

A creditors' lawyer, Jack has more than 30 years of experience representing lenders, developers, receivers, and other business clients with a focus on creditors' rights, workouts, bankruptcy, commercial foreclosure, receiverships, bank litigation, lender liability (defense), debt collection and  fraudulent conveyances.  Jack handles sheriff's sales throughout Pennsylvania and in New Jersey.  Jack also concentrates in the litigation of disputes involving fraud, business relationships, and real estate.  Jack is a frequent lecturer on workout issues and foreclosure and is a certified bankruptcy mediator in both the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.

About Jack Seitz

Admitted 1982, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.lesavoybutz.com/jack-m-seitz/

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America - 2015 and 2016 (Bankuptcy, Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency, and Reorganization Law)
  • Selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified bankruputcy mediator, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey, 1986
  • New York, 1985
  • Pennsylvania, 1982
  • United States District Court, New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Eastern District, Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Middle District, Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Jack serves as a pro bono mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Sheriff's Sales in Pennsylvania" - Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Co-author and Co-presenter, 2016
  • "Sheriff's Sales in Pennsylvania" - Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Co-author and Co-presenter, 2014
  • "Mediation: Don't Simply Attend-Prepare and Execute Strategy," Co-author and Co-presenter (with the Hon. Richard E. Fehling, Bankruptcy Judge, E.D.Pa.), CLE - Lehigh County Bar Association, 2013
  •  "Avoiding Litigation - How to Effectively Negotiate Your Dispute." Co-author and Co-presenter (with the Hon. Chief Judge Mary D. France, Bankr. M.D.Pa.).  18th Annual Bankruptcy Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2013
  • "Sheriff's Sales in Pennsylvania" - Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Co-author and Co-presenter, 2012
  • "Sheriff's Sales in Pennsylvania" - Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Co-author and Co-presenter, 2010
  • "Taking the Confusion Out of Lien Priority Problems and Lien Killers" - Pennsylvania Land Title Institute - Continuing Education for Real Estate Professionals, Co-presenter, 2009
  • "Liens on Real Estate:  Priority Problems" - Pennsylvania Land Title Institute and Pennsylvania Land Title Association, Lehigh Valley Chapter, Co-presenter, 2008
  • "Trends in Lender Liability Litigation" - Risk Management Association, Presenter, 2008
  • "Bankruptcy Issues" - Guest Lecturer, Fox School of Business MBA Program, Temple University, 2007
  • Lender Liability Prevention and Bankruputcy/Workout Issues- Risk Management Association, 2006  - 2013
  • In House Lender Training and Board Presentations on Lender Liability Prevention - various banks 2006 - 2013
  • "Liens on Real Estate:  Priority Problems" - Lehigh County Bar Association, Course Planner and Presenter, 2008

Representative Clients:

  • TD Bank, N.A.; Santander Bank, N.A.; National Penn Bank (now BB&T); Unity Bank; Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley; Univest Bank & Trust Co.; The Provident Bank; New Millennium Bank; New Tripoli Bank; Valley National Bank; Republic Bank; Quakertown National Bank; New York Community Bank; Dollar Bank; St. Luke's University Health Network; Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation; Verizon Communications, Inc.; LNR Property LLC; North Mill Capital LLC 

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America - 2015  and 2016 (Bankruptcy, Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency, and Reorganization Law)

Newsletters:

  • Comment, Federal Parole Decisionmaking - Judicial Review for the Fortunate and Few, 85 Dick. L.Rev. 501 (1981)
  • "Spousal Signature Defense Works - Years Later", Penna. Law Weekly, 92/5/96) - "Trends in Business Law" Section)

Educational Background:

  • Dickinson School of Law, cum laude, 1982
  • State University of New York, College at Oswego, B.A., summa cum laude, 1979

Industry Groups

  • Board Member
  • Risk Management Assoication (East Central PA Chapter)
  • Office Location for Jack M. Seitz

    7535 Windsor Dr
    Suite 200
    Allentown, PA 18195

     

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    Last Updated: 12/7/2016

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