Our Areas of Practice

Forman Holt is an experienced boutique firm that handles commercial matters in the areas of insolvency, bankruptcy, collections, foreclosures, contract disputes, lien enforcement, negotiating and drafting agreements, and business formation.

Forman Holt specializes in sophisticated bankruptcy cases assisting clients in the key practice areas of debtor counseling and asset protection, creditor collection and collateral liquidation, trustee and fiduciary representation and bankruptcy litigation. We have broad strengths in all areas of business law including traditional commercial litigation, transactional work and foreclosures.

“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 dedication to help clients succeed, handling a variety of challenging and complex   problems.  Our experience includes businesses in  the areas of telecommunications, manufacturing, real estate, retail, employee benefits and health care, securities law,  as well as other specialized corporate industries  for which we coordinate the windup of operations, administer the mandatory sale of assets, pursue creative solutions for debt recovery, protect economic interests, file for bankruptcy relief under Bankruptcy Code, pursue litigation and help to reorganize a business’s structure.  We have successfully recovered millions of fraudulently transferred and concealed assets for creditors.

The Firm brings expertise and integrity to the unique challenges of the legal system.

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

Charles M. Forman Recognized By Chambers and Partners

Mr. Forman’s seventh consecutive year receiving that honor, he is ranked in “Band 2” in Chambers’ bankruptcy/restructuring category.

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Charles M. Forman Named to 2022 Best Lawyers List

Managing Member of the firm Charles M. Forman, awarded the prestigious Lawyer of the Year recognition in back-to-back years (2020 & 2021), has been named by Best Lawyers® to The Best Lawyers in America® list for 2022.

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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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All Forman Holt Members Recognized by Super Lawyers

Forman Holt is unlike any other insolvency law firm in New Jersey, in that all of its members have been named to the prestigious Super Lawyers list in both 2020 and 2021, an honor reserved for 5% of lawyers in each state.

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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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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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