Roy Niedermayer

Roy Niedermayer

Principal, Paley Rothman
  • Appeals & Appellate, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Roy Niedermayer is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Appellate Practice and Government Contracts practice areas. He excels in risk management - he identifies and assesses risk in each of his cases and then discusses alternative strategies in light of probabilities of outcomes to determine what the best cost-benefit course of action is. He may create decision tree analyses, determining what factors affect risk, how to reduce risk, and assigns probability of success. When first meeting with a client, Roy finds out what the client is hoping to achieve and what their goals are - in doing this he understands what success means to them, and can proceed with focusing on the best business decision for his client. He is results-oriented.
Roy is primarily engaged in business counseling, complex commercial litigation involving commercial transactions, business torts, insurance coverage, and indemnity claims, commercial/trade secrets, real estate development and construction, corporate matters. He has represented creditors with claims and on committees in Chapter 11 reorganization and Chapter 7 liquidations, as well as individuals in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 proceedings in federal bankruptcy and state insolvency actions. He also has negotiated out-of-court workouts on behalf of debtors and creditors that often avoid bankruptcy or insolvency altogether. In addition, Roy has extensive experience in estate/trust and probate litigation including will contests. His cases often involve complex, substantial assets, and require creative and tenacious solutions. His skills, judgment, and commitment in these matters makes him a valuable resource to his business clients.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Estate Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation: Business and Commerical
  • Litigation: Probate; Estate, Trust and Wills
  • Litigation: Real Estate
  • Litigation: Individual
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (VA)
U.S. District Court D.C.
U.S. District Court Maryland
U.S. Supreme Court
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States Courts of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal
Paley Rothman
Current
Education
Yale University
B.A. (1972)
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Activities: - Phi Beta Kappa - Honors with the highest distinction in History - Scholar of the House
Harvard Law School
J.D. (1972)
Honors: Cum Laude
Awards
Maryland Super Lawyers (2007-2008, 2010-2018)
Maryland Super Lawyers
Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (2007-2008, 2010-2018)
Washington D.C. Super Lawyers
“Legal Advocacy Award for Civil Rights”
The Anti-Defamation League
Nominated for the “Courageous Advocacy” Award
American College of Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Maryland State Bar
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Current
Montgomery County Bar Association
Current
Peer Review Committee for the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland
Current
Regional Board of Directors of the Anti-Defamation League
Current
District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Paley Rothman
Contact & Map
Paley Rothman
4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
USA
Telephone: (301) 656-7603
Fax: (301) 654-7354