A. Howard Metro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Potomac, MD

McMillan Metro, P.C.
 | 7811 Montrose Road, Suite 400
Potomac, MD 20854
Phone: 301-664-4798
Fax: 301-251-0447
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Closely Held Business (40%),
  • Technology Transactions (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney A. Howard Metro is a shareholder with the McMillan Metro P.C. law firm in Potomac, Maryland. For more than 40 years, Mr. Metro has dedicated his practice to providing exceptional, value-added counsel and forward-thinking, creative solutions to a wide range of businesses in a variety of industries.

Adhering to his mission of delivering the highest level of representation and support possible to his clients, Mr. Metro works closely with all he serves, listening to their concerns and providing strategic analysis and effective plans of action to help his clients achieve their goals with regards to any of the following practice areas:

·         Arbitration and mediation

·         Business startups

·         Corporate and business law

.          Disputes

·         Creator's and artist's rights

·         Employment law and litigation

·         Intellectual property

·         Commercial real estate

·         Legal issues affecting restaurant owners

A 1968 graduate of the University of Maryland, Mr. Metro obtained his Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in 1972. The Maryland State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and The District of Columbia Bar admitted him in 1975. In addition, he also practices before the U.S. District Courts for the District of Maryland and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Highly active in his legal community, he has served as president of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, and he helped create the Maryland State Bar Association's Advanced Business Law Institute. In addition, he has served on the Maryland State Bar Association's Business Section Council since 1992, and he has written extensively and conducted lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and service, Mr. Metro holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he received the President's Citation Award from the Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation in 2013. He was also nominated for The Daily Record Leadership in Law Award, and SmartCEO voted him among the area's Legal Elite in 2010 in their Washington, D.C., edition.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business/Corporate
  • 40%Closely Held Business
  • 20%Technology Transactions
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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About Howard Metro

Admitted: 1973, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://www.mcmillanmetro.com/our-people/a-howard-metro/


  • The Daily Record’s Leadership in Law Award, Nominee, 2010
  • Legal Elite, Smart-CEO Washington DC Edition, 2010
  • President’s Citation Award, Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation, 2013
  • Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation, President

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District Court of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Maryland
  • Montgomery County, Maryland Bar Association, President
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Past President

Educational Background:

  • University of Maryland, B.A.

Industry Groups

  • Technology; construction; professionals
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Office Location for A. Howard Metro

7811 Montrose Road
Suite 400
Potomac, MD 20854

Phone: 301-664-4798

Fax: 301-251-0447

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Last Updated: 3/5/2020

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