Our Areas of Practice

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.

Contact us anytime. We’re here to serve you.

Forman Holt Named to "Best Law Firms" 2021

The firm has been included in the 2021 Edition of  Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” a distinction of professional excellence. To be eligible, a firm must have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, a list of the top 5% of private lawyers in the USA, which included Charles M. Forman for 2020 and 2021.

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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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Charles M. Forman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The NJ Law Journal named Charles Forman as recipient of their 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award. The committee considers which individuals helped to shape the law in NJ, through their work on the bench, in-house or building a firm.

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$31M Transaction For Sale Of Historic Jersey City Building

Attorney Michael Connolly participated in the facilitation of a real estate transaction acquiring a historic 12-story office building at 35 Journal Square.

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Charles Forman Celebrated for Dedication to the Field of Law in Marquis Who’s Who

Prominent bankruptcy attorney Charles M. Forman has been included in Marquis Who’s Who, the publication which serves as the standard in biographical reference publications.

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