Jack M. Seitz


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Practice Concentration

A creditors' lawyer, Jack Seitz 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.

Professional Background

Lesavoy Butz & Seitz LLC
2007 Present

Blank Rome LLP
1994 - 2006
Of Counsel

Traub , Butz & Fogerty, P.C.
1988 1994

Klehr , Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers
1984 1988

The Honorable Donald E. Wieand
Superior Court of Pennsylvania
1982 1984
Law Clerk

Admitted To Practice

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

Educational Background

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


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

Professional Organizations

Member, Lehigh County Bar Association
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference
Member, Bankruptcy Bar Association, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Professional Certifications

Certified Bankruptcy Mediator, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Certified Bankruptcy Mediator, Middle District of Pennsylvania


"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

"Lender Liability Prevention and Bankruptcy/Workout Issues" - Risk Management Association, 2006 - 2013

In House Lender Training and Board Presentations on Lender Liability Prevention - various banks, 2006 - 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

"Liens on Real Estate: Priority Problems" - Lehigh County Bar Association, Course Planner and Presenter, 2008

"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

Local Governmental Service

Member, Zoning Hearing Board, Bethlehem Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; appointed 1998 2006

Community Activities

Member of Board of Directors & Co-chair of Speakers Committee, Dream Come True Foundation, non-profit organization in the Lehigh Valley, 1994 1998

Member and Vice Chairman of Board of Directors, Cetronia Ambulance Corps, South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, 1993

Coach, City Line Little League and Bethlehem Twp. Athletic Association (softball and soccer); Freemansburg-Bethlehem Township Athletic Association (baseball), Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1990 2010


Spousal Signature' Defense Works - Years Later, Penna. Law Weekly, (2/5/96 - "Trends in Business Law" Section)

Comment, Federal Parole Decisionmaking - Judicial Review for the Fortunate and Few, 85 Dick. L.Rev. 501 (1981)

Professional Organizations

Board Member, Risk Management Association (East-Central Pennsylvania Group) 2008 -


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