Practice Areas

Forman Holt specializes in sophisticated corporate bankruptcy cases assisting both debtors and creditors through three key practice areas: trustee & fiduciary, debtor representation and bankruptcy litigation. Additionally, we have broad strengths in all areas of business law including traditional commercial litigation.

“We proudly work with our clients to look at all alternative courses of action before deciding to proceed with a bankruptcy filing. Often, financially distressed businesses aren’t aware of options other than a Chapter 11 filing.” – Charles M. Forman

Forman Holt attorneys have the depth of experience and the dedication to help our clients succeed, handling a variety of challenging and complex bankruptcy-related cases spanning the areas of telecommunications, manufacturing, real estate, employee benefits and health care, securities law, among many other specialized corporate industries. 

The firm’s services range from assisting creditors to collect assets from others as well as defending businesses whose assets are being challenged.  This includes coordinating the windup of an operating debtor, administering the mandatory sale of a debtor’s assets, pursuing creative solutions for recovery, protecting economic interests, filing for bankruptcy relief under Bankruptcy Code, pursuing litigation and reorganizing a business’s structure.

The Firm brings expertise and integrity to the unique challenges of the legal system. We’re here to serve you. Contact us anytime.

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Michael J. Connolly explores the obligations of a chapter 7 trustee which, at times, may seem to clash in the handling of discharging duties.

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3 Tips For Small Business Owners In Financial Difficulty

Charles M. Forman is featured in the online column “Triple Play”, a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry.

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Wall Street Journal: Using Bankruptcy To “Rebirth” Companies

“Master of Disaster” Charles M. Forman uses a bankruptcy filing unconventionally, bringing businesses back to life while awaiting a sale.

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NJ Law Journal: When Money Problems & Marital Problems Collide

Exploring the implications of Erin Kennedy’s ground-breaking Third Circuit decision in the Ruitenberg case and still-unanswered “divorce colliding with bankruptcy” questions.

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