We Specialize in Bankruptcy Law

Forman Holt members have a rich history in this area, specializing in sophisticated corporate bankruptcy cases assisting both debtors and creditors through three key practice areas: trustee & fiduciary, debtor representation and bankruptcy litigation. Additionally, we offer customized state court insolvency services and have broad strengths in all areas of business law including traditional commercial litigation.

Forman Holt is one of the top boutique-sized insolvency law firms in the United States.

Our attorneys have the depth of experience and the dedication to help our clients succeed. All told, our lawyers have participated in more than 30,000 insolvency cases throughout their careers, encountering issues in virtually every field of commerce in the region and helping to address every type of financial tragedy that a person or business could sustain.

Our litigators successfully handle all types of bankruptcy, commercial and civil cases in courts of all jurisdictions. The members of our firm bring expertise and integrity to the unique challenges of the legal system. We’re here to serve you.

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Forman Holt Named to "Best Law Firms" 2024

Forman Holt has been named to the prestigious 2024 Tier 1 Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law in New Jersey.

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Trustee Charles Forman Makes Additional Distributions to Asbestos Claimants in NSI Case

Pursuant to an order of the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Charles M. Forman, the Chapter 7 Trustee for NSI, Inc., has issued an additional distribution of $8 million to claimants.

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Three Forman Holt Members Recognized as Best Lawyers® Award Recipients

Forman Holt is pleased to announce that all three members of the firm have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America ®, regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

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Charles M. Forman Recognized by Prestigious Chambers and Partners

The Forman Holt firm congratulates Charles M. Forman for his 2023 inclusion in Chambers and Partners, his ninth consecutive year receiving this honor, ranked in “Band 2” of the Bankruptcy/Restructuring category.

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All Forman Holt Members Recognized by Super Lawyers in 2023

All of the firm’s members have been named again in 2023 to the Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for only 5% of lawyers in each state. Charles Forman, Managing Member, has been selected to the Top 100 List in 2022 and 2023.

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Forman Holt Members Confirm Ammon Labs Chapter 11 Plan

Erin Kennedy and Michael Holt confirmed the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for Ammon Analytical Laboratories LLC in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey on March 28, 2023.

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NJBLF Receives the William J. Brennan, Jr. Citation for Justice

The NJ Bankruptcy Lawyers Foundation, led by the Foundation’s President Charles M. Forman, received the award from Legal Services of NJ for providing emergency funds that support LSNJ’s clients through challenging times.

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Charles M. Forman Appointed to NJIT Board of Overseers

The New Jersey Institute of Technology has appointed Forman Holt attorney Charles M. Forman, an alumnus of the University, to the distinguished position on its Board of Overseers.

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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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