Louis J. Ebert

Louis J. Ebert (Baltimore, Maryland)

Louis J. Ebert

Attorney in Baltimore, MD
Louis J. Ebert is co-chair of the Creditors’ Rights Department of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg with offices in Baltimore, Maryland and Wilmington, Delaware. Lou has represented secured creditors, including some of the largest banks and other commercial lenders in the country, in bankruptcy, commercial litigation, foreclosure and workout matters for more than 30 years. In bankruptcy cases, he regularly represents lenders in cash collateral proceedings, relief from the automatic stay proceedings, discharge litigation, 363 sales and confirmation of reorganization plan issues. He has represented financial services institutions in bankruptcy cases in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Illinois, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.

Lou also regularly represents lenders in commercial loan restructures, commercial litigation, foreclosure proceedings and secured creditor sales. He has represented financial services institutions in a substantial number of lender liability and fraudulent conveyance actions. In one of these cases, which he successfully argued on appeal before the Supreme Court of Virginia, his efforts resulted in the establishment of very favorable foreclosure law to lenders in the Commonwealth of Virginia. In a successful appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, he helped to establish very favorable law for debt collectors governed by the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act. Lou has lectured and given numerous seminars on bankruptcy, workouts, consumer laws and related issues for various organizations including MICPEL and the National Business Institute. He is also a member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland, Inc.

Lou graduated magna cum laude and received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo and received his J.D. from George Washington University National Law Center, Order of the Coif, in 1976. He is admitted to practice in the state and bankruptcy courts in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and Delaware. From 2011 through 2015, he was selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the bankruptcy field in the State of Maryland. Currently, he is serving on the Advisory Board of the 8th Annual Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop.

awards & honors
•Best Lawyers in America (2011-2015) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
•Maryland Super Lawyers (2014-2015) - Creditor Debtor Rights
•Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated - AV Preeminent
•ALM Washington D.C. & Baltimore's Top Rated Lawyers (2012 - Bankruptcy)

•Preventing Creditor Abuse! Chapter 7 Case Dismissed Because Debtor Could Pay Debts!
•Pease Means No Peace for Maryland Lenders
•Life, Liberty, and. The Pursuit of Attorney's Fees Allowed by Contract

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Creditors Rights
  • Bankruptcy
  • Loan Workouts
  • Lender Liability

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

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Experience & Credentials

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Admission Details
Admitted in 1976, Virginia
1977, District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Claims
1980, U.S. Supreme Court
1984, Maryland
1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
2005, Delaware
Law School Attended
George Washington University National Law Center
Class of 1976
magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
University Attended
State University of New York at Buffalo
Class of 1973
Birth Information
Born in 1951
New York, N.Y., April 28, 1951
Associations & Memberships

memberships & affiliations
•Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland
•Board of Directors - American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Conference (2013-2015)
•Bankruptcy Bar Association Rules Committee (2013-2014)

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP
25 South Charles Street, 21st Floor,
Baltimore, MD 21201-3305
Office Information
Office Information
Louis J. Ebert
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP
25 South Charles Street, 21st Floor,
Baltimore, MD 21201-3305

Maintains an office in multiple locations
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP (Baltimore, Maryland)