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Schwartz, Metz & Wise, P.A. is a law firm focusing on the representation of associations and businesses before the Maryland General Assembly, courts and regulatory agencies.

 

Experienced. Insightful. Attorneys at Law.

Schwartz, Metz & Wise, P.A. is a law firm focusing on the representation of associations and businesses before the Maryland General Assembly, courts and regulatory agencies. With over 80 years of combined experience in the Maryland legislative and regulatory arenas, the firm is very knowledgeable of and has extensive contacts in State government.

Our lobbying clients include major corporations and trade associations. Our corporate clients include Eli Lilly, Sprint, PPE Casino Resorts MD (MD Live! Casino), Merck, United Therapeutics, Baltimore Gas & Electric, and Waste Management. Among the trade associations we represent are the Maryland State Medical Society, the Solid Waste Association, the Maryland State Licensed Beverage Association, Mid-Atlantic Lifespan (senior care providers), and the Maryland Motor Truck Association. We cover a range of industries including health care, alcoholic beverages, insurance, gaming, pharmaceutical, environmental, and telecommunications.

Our firm has a substantial administrative and civil law practice. The legal work of our attorneys often involves controversial public policy issues and challenges to State and local regulatory policies, as well as representation of companies and individuals in regulatory, disciplinary and licensing matters. We have appeared on behalf of our clients at every level of the State’s judiciary and in the majority of its jurisdictions.

Schwartz, Metz & Wise, P.A. is the successor to a firm founded by Joseph A. Schwartz, III in 1978. The firm has an “AV” rating which is the highest given by the legal directory firm Martindale & Hubbell.

Our office is located at 20 West Street in historic downtown Annapolis, just steps from the Maryland State House, numerous State agencies, and the State’s appellate courts.