Erin E. Wietecha is a 2003 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center with 15 years of experience in lender-side commercial litigation and residential mortgage foreclosure in both state and federal court. She is of counsel to The Law Offices of Wade M. German, PLLC. Ms. Wietecha has represented commercial lenders in complex multi-million dollar litigation (e.g. $200,000,000 revolving credit facilities), as well as lenders and servicers in residential foreclosure cases.
Ms. Wietecha also has extensive experience in bankruptcy, including representation of lenders, creditors, and debtors in chapter 7, 11, 13 and 15 bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings, including: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.; Tropicana Atlantic City; Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.; and residential real estate developer Tarragon Corporation.
Ms. Wietecha has also represented landlords in Chapter 11 cases including Fitness Holdings International, Inc. and Value City Holdings, Inc., to ensure that debtor tenants paid post-petition rents and continue to honor lease obligations after those tenants filed for bankruptcy.
From 2011 through 2013, Ms. Wietecha served as in-house counsel to one of the "Big Four" U.S. banks, in the consumer division, where she oversaw litigation nationwide relating to residential real property, including class actions. From 2013 to 2016, she handled complex litigation for numerous lenders and servicers at an AmLaw 50 law firm, including JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Bank of America, N.A. She subsequently served as managing appellate counsel at one of the top foreclosure firms in New York.
Ms. Wietecha received her B.A. from Boston University. She is admitted to practice in the New York State Courts, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.