Bizhan Beiramee litigates commercial, real estate, title insurance, construction and mortgage lender related cases throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He regularly represents lenders, loan servicers, substitute trustees, and attorneys in litigation to establish, enforce, and defend the validity of mortgage instruments, as well as the validity of the loans. He also handles defensive litigation on their behalf.
Consumer Financial Litigation and Defense. Bizhan regularly litigates foreclosure and other mortgage related claims in state and federal trial courts, as well as on appeal, wherein he regularly encounters claims arising under TILA, HOEPA, RESPA, FDCPA, TCPA, FCRA, and ECOA; consumer protection lawsuits brought by private parties and state attorney generals; and related mass action and class action claims in state and federal court. Bizhan has litigated hundreds of foreclosure related cases, many brought by borrowers seeking to preclude foreclosure and/or eviction, or attempting to raise foreclosure challenges post-sale. He is frequently brought in by other attorneys specifically to handle trials and appeals, and has argued dozens of appeals in connection with foreclosure related challenges.
Real Estate and Title Litigation. Bizhan represents lenders and owners in real estate title disputes, as well as title insurance coverage litigation. These claims range from remediation and curative litigation, real covenant claims under ADU regimes, to claims related to complex foreclosure rescue schemes. He represents lenders in priority disputes with other secured parties and claimants, including tax sale purchasers, HOA and condominium association lienholders, mechanic's lien claimants, and statutory claims by tax authorities. He handles these matters both offensively and defensively in litigation in state and federal court, as well as in adversary proceedings in bankruptcy.
Construction Litigation and Defense. Bizhan represents project owners, developers, builders, architects/engineers, construction managers, contractors, suppliers and in a wide-array of construction related disputes, including construction default and delay litigation, surety and performance bond litigation, contract and mechanics' lien claims, and liability defense litigation. Bizhan holds a graduate degree in engineering management, is well-versed in the construction process, and provides general advice on construction matters and construction lending.
Complex Commercial Litigation. Bizhan also handles complex commercial litigation, including preference litigation in bankruptcy court, class action litigation involving the collection industry, shareholder and investment disputes, and health care billing litigation.
Health Care Litigation and Compliance. Bizhan represents health care providers in compliance issues, as well as defensive litigation, including liability defense, insurance disputes, and regulatory and disciplinary matters.
Bizhan is a frequent instructor for continuing education seminars for attorneys and title insurance agents in claims resolution, foreclosure procedure, and loss mitigation litigation.
A graduate of the George Washington University Law School, with honors, Bizhan clerked for the Honorable Peter B. Krauser of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland, as well as Justice Thomas G. Saylor of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He also holds a graduate degree in Engineering Management.
Shepherd v. Burson, 427 Md. 541, 50 A.3d 567 (2012)
Thomas v. Nadel, 427 Md. 441, 48 A.3d 276 (2012)
Anderson v. Burson, 424 Md. 232, 35 A.3d 452, 76 U.C.C. Rep. Serv. 2d (Callaghan) 255 (2011)
Julian v. Buonassissi, 414 Md. 641, 645, 997 A.2d 104, 106 (2010)
Consumer Prot. Div. Office of the AG v. Buonassissi, 411 Md. 696, 696, 985 A.2d 50, 51 (2009)
Hobby v. Burson, 222 Md. App. 1, 110 A.3d 796 (2015)
Johnson v. Nadel, 217 Md. App. 455, 457, 94 A.3d 149, 151 (2014)
Pelletier v. Burson, 213 Md. App. 284, 287, 73 A.3d 1180, 1182 (2013)
Letren v. Arch Bay Holdings, LLC, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40804 (D. Md. 2016)
Combs v. Shapiro & Burson LLP, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33761 (D. Md. 2016)
Fid. Nat'l Title Ins. Co. v. M & R Title, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64786 (D. Md. 2014)
Cabrera v. Bank of Am., N.A., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39816 (D. Md. 2014)
Bey v. Shapiro Brown & Alt, LLP, 997 F. Supp. 2d 310 (D. Md. 2014)
Edokobi v. Greenpoint Mortg. Funding, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 45782 (D. Md. 2013)
Ward v. Reinheimer, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11047 (D. Md. 2014)
McGhee v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 117902 (D. Md. 2013)
Letren v. Cohn, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 117119 (D. Md. 2012)
Reid v. New Century Mortg. Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 176765 (D. Md. 2012)
Porter v. GreenPoint Mortg. Funding, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148742 (D. Md 2011)
Dennis v. Bank United, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102292 (D. Md. 2011)
Allen v. Bank of Am. Corp., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92383 (D. Md. 2011)
Porter v. AMS Servicing, LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15785 (D. Md. 2011)
Fairfax Cnty. Redevelopment & Hous. Auth. v. Riekse, 281 Va. 441, 707 S.E.2d 826 (2011)
Brooks v. Argent Development, LLC, et al., Supreme Court of Virginia, Record No. 1408210; Albemarle Co. Cir. Ct. No. CL-11-800 (2015) (unreported denial of petition of appeal).
Potomac Trust Mortgage Company, LLC v. Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., Supreme Court of Virginia, Record No. 140177; City of Alexandria Cir. Ct. No. CL12-3772 (2014) (unreported denial of petition of appeal).
Watergate at Landmark Condominium, Unit Owners Association v. Rocheska, Supreme Court of Virginia, Record No. 120736; City of Alexandria Cir. Ct. No. CL08-1863 (2012) (unreported denial of petition of appeal).
Silva v. Bank of New York Mellon, et al., Supreme Court of Virginia, Record No. 111999; Chesterfield Co. Cir. Ct. No. CL11-455 (2012) (unreported denial of petition of appeal).
Giovia v. PHH Mortg. Corp., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 162578 (E.D. Va. 2013)
Bennett v. Bank of Am., N.A., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54725 (E.D. Va. 2012)
Fairfax Cnty. Redevelopment & Hous. Auth. v. Riekse, 78 Va. Cir. 108, 116 (Fairfax 2009)
District of Columbia
Williams v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86943 (D.D.C. 2014)
Koker v. Aurora Loan Servicing, 915 F. Supp. 2d 51 (D.D.C. 2013)
Henok v. Chase Home Fin., LLC, 925 F. Supp. 2d 46 (D.D.C. 2013)
Henok v. Chase Home Fin., LLC, 926 F. Supp. 2d 100 (D.D.C. 2013)
Molina v. FDIC, 870 F. Supp. 2d 123, 132 (D. D.C. 2012)
Davis v. BSI Fin. Servs., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 3638 (4th Cir. 2016) (per curiam)
Bey v. Shapiro Brown & Alt, LLP, 584 Fed. Appx. 135 (4th Cir. 2014)
Edokobi v. Barclays Capital Real Estate, Inc., 538 F. App'x 307, 308 (4th Cir. 2013)
Deabreu v. Novastar Home Mortg., 536 F. App'x 373, 375 (4th Cir. 2013)
Smalley v. Shapiro & Burson, LLP, 526 F. App'x 231, 232 (4th Cir. 2013)
Bolouri v. Bank of Am., N.A., 442 F. App'x 816, 817 (4th Cir. 2011)