Robert S. Metro
Military Housing Litigation
Robert S. Metro,Esq.
Military Housing Litigation
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Robert S. Metro, Esq., is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in the areas of personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, general litigation and military housing litigation. Mr. Metro attended the University of Richmond then The University of Akron School of Law before moving to Hilton Head Island in 2000.
For nearly twenty years, Mr. Metro has litigated a wide variety of cases in civil and federal courts and provided ethical, diligent representation to numerous clients, both particular to the regions of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and all of the South Carolina's Low Country, and more broadly. Mr. Metro is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, Beaufort County Bar Association, and the South Carolina Association For Justice.
Mr. Metro is also a certified South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator. His law firm, Bauer & Metro, P.C., has been regularly recognized as one of the Hilton Head area's leading law firm by local media outlets and reader polls.
Mr. Metro has prior experience litigating privatized military housing matters. See Whatley et al. v. Atlantic Marine Corps Communities LLC et al., No. 2017-CP-07-01799 (Beaufort County Court of Common Pleas, complaint filed Aug. 31, 2017), removed on October 6, 2017, see Whatley et al. v. Atlantic Marine Corps Communities LLC et al., No. 9:17-cv-02716-BHH (D.S.C.), This putative class action complaint was filed on behalf of 11 servicemember tenants and family members with regard to living conditions at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. The defendants included Atlantic Marine Corps Communities, LLC, a privatized housing provider affiliated with the Lend Lease organization. After further discussions, the plaintiffs withdrew a proposed first amended complaint, the plaintiffs moved with defense consent to remand, which the court granted. The matter was subsequently resolved. In the course of that litigation, Mr. Metro learned a significant amount of information regarding the business model, structure, and applicable code standards and law pertaining to privatized military housing ventures.
Mr. Metro has experience representing low-income and vulnerable individuals. Currently, Mr. Metro is co-counsel in a matter pending before the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina pertaining to alleged impairments of equal protection rights of women at the Beaufort County Detention Center. Munday v. Beaufort County, No. 9:20-cv-02144-DCN-MHC, complaint filed June 5, 2020. The complaint alleges putative class action claims.
Fort Bragg Class Action Housing Lawsuit
On June 24, 2020, Rob Metro commenced a class action lawsuit on behalf of military housing tenants at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The suit seeks justice for military servicemen and women who lived in slum-like conditions and paid thousands for defective houses. For more information on the lawsuit, and whether it applies to you, contact Rob Metro. All communications are 100% confidential.
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