Nathaniel Metz is a partner in Saul Ewing's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice. His national practice involves bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and bankruptcy litigation on behalf of debtors, creditors, trustees, and creditors' committees.
His experience includes representation of an international electronic media retailer in bankruptcy and litigation matters, representation of the franchises in ANC Rental Corporation, et al., and representation of the creditors’ committee in The Network Connections Inc. Nathaniel has represented a major Pennsylvania snack food manufacturer as debtor in Nibble with Gibbles, Inc.; a secured creditor in Blue Chip Automotive Products; the nation’s largest surplus lines insurance company as creditor in Vicars Insurance Agency, Inc.; Transportation Underwriters, Inc., E & S Facilities, Inc.,and Bear Slide Golf Club, Inc., Indiana bankruptcy cases arising from broker defalcation; and Equipment Insurance Managers, Inc., a bankruptcy arising from broker falcation in Texas.
Nathaniel's experience also includes the defense of a national insurance company from claims in excess of $1 million brought pursuant to Pennsylvania's Insurance Premium Financing Act and representation of the trustee in Foundation for New Era Philanthropy, a case arising from a $350 million dollar "Ponzi" scheme perpetrated on charitable and educational nonprofit entities. Other matters included prosecutions under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, state fraud laws, and insurance insolvency proceedings under state insurance laws. From 1978 to 1985, Nathaniel also served as Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.
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