We Specialize in Bankruptcy Law

Forman Holt members have a rich history in the Greater New York region, 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 20,000 insolvency cases throughout their careers, encountering issues in virtually every field of commerce in Northern New Jersey 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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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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