Cohn, Goldberg & Deutsch, LLC,
originating in 1985, is AV rated, and concentrates its practice in
real estate, real estate litigation and transactions, commercial and
residential foreclosures, creditor's rights in bankruptcy,
commercial and residential settlements, REO closing services,
taxation and land use, Truth-In-Lending litigation, real estate
related constitutional litigation, and solicitation of Attorney
Generals' opinions. Client representation is offered for the areas
of Maryland and the District of Columbia in both State and Federal
Courts. Firm attorneys regularly represent clients in United States
District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts, State Courts, and before
State Departments of Financial Regulation.
The firm was admitted to the
United States Foreclosure Network
(USFN) in 1994 and currently represents numerous lenders, loan
servicing and conveyance companies. It has been given the USFN Award
of Excellence in each year of its membership and has received the
Diamond Award in each of the past 18 years.
The firm is currently comprised of the following individuals:
Edward S. Cohn
Stephen N. Goldberg
Ronald S. Deutsch
Richard E. Solomon
Richard J. Rogers
Edward S. CohnBorn
February 1, 1945; holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the
University of Maryland (B.A. 1967) and a Juris Doctor Degree from
the University of Baltimore (J.D. 1971). Mr. Cohn is admitted to
practice before the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the Supreme
Court of the United States. Mr. Cohn concentrates his practice in
the areas of creditor's rights, foreclosures, bankruptcy and
Stephen N. GoldbergBorn April 18, 1947, holds a Bachelor of Arts
Degree from Duke University (B.A. 1968) and a Juris Doctor Degree
with Honors from the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D.
1971). Mr. Goldberg is admitted to the Supreme Court of the United
States, Court of Appeals of Maryland, the United States District
Court for the District of Maryland, United States Court of Appeals
for the Fourth Circuit, Court of Appeals for the District of
Columbia and the United States District Court for the District of
Columbia. He is a former law clerk to the Honorable C. Stanley
Blair, United States District Court for the District of
Maryland. Mr. Goldberg concentrates his practice in the areas
of creditor's rights, foreclosures, bankruptcy and
Ronald S. Deutsch
Born September 8, 1957, Washington, D.C.; holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from the University of Maryland (B.A. 1979), a law degree from the National Law Center, George Washington University, (J.D. 1982) and a Masters in Taxation Law also from The National Law Center, George Washington University (LL.M 1985). He is A-V rated with Martindale-Hubbell and maintains memberships with the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar Associations. He is also licensed to practice before the United States Tax Court and the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia and Maryland. Mr. Deutsch obtained a nationally recognized reported decision in Island Financial v. Ballman, 607 A.2d 76 (1992) and has had dozens of articles published in industry publications. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of REOMAC, a current member of the Board of Directors of the USFN and the former Chair of the Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. He is also a former Chair of the Foreclosure Committee of the Maryland Bar Association and served on Governor Martin O’Malley’s Maryland Homeownership Preservation Task Force – Legal and Regulatory Reform Work Committee, which was established to rewrite Maryland’s foreclosure law. Mr. Deutsch, in addition to lecturing at the University of Maryland, Montgomery College, and the PDI Institute, is a frequent speaker at industry events. He has also co-authored the District of Columbia chapter in the National Mortgage Servicer’s Reference Directory 27th Ed and co-authored Maryland Foreclosure and Repossession, National Business Institute.
Richard E. Solomon
Born December 10, 1965; holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Maryland (B.S. 1987) and his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Baltimore (J.D. 1991) for which he served as a member of its Law Review. He concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate, bankruptcy and foreclosures, as well as collections. He is admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals of Maryland.
He has spent over twenty years as a creditor’s rights attorney in Maryland and the District of Columbia,
exclusively in the default servicing industry, and is A-V rated with Martindale-Hubbell. In that
time he has transitioned from associate to managing partner, and now supervises the firm’s foreclosure,
litigation, bankruptcy, eviction, and loss mitigation practices. He was instrumental in improving the
firm’s policies and procedures, as well as the implementation of technology to better, and more
efficiently, serve the needs of the firm’s clients.
He has co-authored the District of Columbia Chapter for the National Mortgage Servicer's Reference
Directory, 23-26th Editions, has been published in industry trade publications, contributed
materials to Gordon of Maryland Foreclosure, Fourth Ed. (2004), and has previously served as
the Southeast Regional coordinator for the AFN Title Committee. He has been actively involved in
coordinating with the Maryland foreclosure bar in lobbying efforts on behalf of the mortgage
servicing industry, as well as new legislation, rules and regulations affecting the industry.
He has led the firm’s quality assurance program for approximately three years, and has made it a
personal mission to ensure that the firm is a leader in the ethical, but zealous, representation of
the firm’s default servicing clients.
His practice is concentrated in the areas of mortgage foreclosures, secured transactions, real estate,
litigation, bankruptcy, as well as general creditor's rights.
Richard J. Rogers
Born January 19, 1955; holds a Bachelor of
Science Degree from the University of Maryland (B.S. 1976) and a
Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Baltimore (J.D. 1979). He
is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the District
of Columbia Bar Association. Mr. Rogers concentrates his practice in
the areas of creditor's rights; bankruptcy and litigation.