Governmental Services

Forman Holt Eliades & Youngman is experienced in providing legal services to all types of municipal governmental entities and subdivisions, in all forums.

Our attorneys have provided general counsel services to regional authorities and have served as counsel to zoning boards, planning boards and other public entities. Whether it is assisting in the evaluation of subdivision applications, or evaluating public bids under applicable procurement laws, the firm is sensitive to a public client’s need to govern effectively and deliver good public policy within the daunting budgetary constraints that often face them.

We are fully versed in the specialized nuance of providing services in the public arena. 

Our firm stands ready to assist public entities in fulfilling their responsibilities and honoring the public trust, whether it is for the provision of general advice and services in a general counsel capacity, special litigation counsel for contested matters in federal court, state court or quasi-judicial tribunals and, of course, in the eventuality that the public entity is drawn into the realm of an insolvency or bankruptcy matter as a creditor, or otherwise.

  • Experienced serving diverse public interests
  • Committed to providing cost-effective services to public entities
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in governmental process and procedure

Charles M. Forman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The New Jersey Law Journal has announced that Charles Forman is a recipient of their 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Charles M. Forman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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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3 Tips For Small Business Owners In Financial Difficulty

NJ Governor Appoints David S. Catuogno a Commissioner of the PVSC

The New Jersey State Senate has confirmed Governor Chris Christie’s appointment of attorney David S. Catuogno as a Commissioner of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission.

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NJ Governor Appoints David S. Catuogno a Commissioner of the PVSC

Three Members Recognized As Bergen’s Best Lawyers

Daniel M. Eliades (bankruptcy), David S. Catuogno (bankruptcy) and Joseph M. Cerra (appellate) are recognized by their peers in 201 Magazine’s Top Lawyers 2015 survey results.

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Three Members Recognized As Bergen’s Best Lawyers

Soo Hyeon Park $2.1M Settlement Reached

Settlement brings closure to wrongful-death lawsuit filed against the village of Ridgewood by the family of the 13-year-old drowning victim.

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Soo Hyeon Park $2.1M Settlement Reached