Attorney Douglas T. Tabachnik Lead Counsel Rated

Law Offices of Douglas T. Tabachnik, P.C.

Bankruptcy Lawyers | Serving Freehold, NJ

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New Jersey Commercial Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Law Firm

Woodhull House ,
63 West Main Street

Freehold, NJ 07728

Excellence in Individual and Complex Business Bankruptcy Law Services
Call Now for the Bankruptcy and Reorganization Representation You Need

Individuals and businesses facing financial failure have options under the U.S. bankruptcy laws. Attorney Douglas T. Tabachnik, P.C. works with clients dealing in complex commercial situations and simple personal bankruptcy. He is one of few lawyers in New York or New Jersey certified as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification, a non-profit organization sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America and accredited by the American Bar Association.

For failing businesses and individuals owed money under contract or court order, the firm offers sophisticated collections services and experience.

For more than 25 years, Douglas Tabachnik has provided superior, cost-efficient legal services in a compassionate and respectful manner to clients throughout New Jersey and New York within the following areas:

  • Bankruptcy
    • Chapter 11
    • Chapter 13
    • Chapter 7
  • Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation
  • Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Fraud
    • Bankruptcy
    • Commercial

“My firm is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and included in that publication's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for recognition in our fields of expertise. We have over 25 years of experience specializing in the areas of bankruptcy litigation, commercial litigation and fraudulent conveyance litigation.” ~ Attorney Douglas T. Tabachnik

Call the Law Offices of Douglas T. Tabachnik, P.C. today at 732-400-5281, or use the contact form provided on this site to schedule your free consultation. For more information, visit our website at

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Douglas T. Tabachnik


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1980
  • Syracuse University Law Review Board of Editors
  • Syracuse University School of Management, M.B.A., 1980
  • George Washington University, B.A. (Political Science) with Special Honors, 1977
  • University of Southern California, 1973-1974


  • New York (1981)
  • New Jersey (1990)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (1982)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (1982)
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (1990)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2000)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2004)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (2008)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York (2009) 
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois (2013)

Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association (Chair, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section; Member, Bankruptcy Committee of the Business Law Section)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Member and Legislative Coordinator, Bankruptcy Section)
  • New York County Lawyers' Association (Bankruptcy Committee)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Member, Commercial Fraud Task Force and Bankruptcy Litigation Committees)
  • Commercial Law League of America (Member, Bankruptcy Section)
  • New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyers Foundation (Trustee, 2004)
  • New York Institute of Credit
  • Turnaround Management Association


Reported Cases

  • In re Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc., 522 B.R. 766 (Bankr. D.N.J., 2014)
  • Johns-Manville Corp. v. Chubb Indem. Ins. Co. (In re Johns-Manville Corp.), 517 F.3d 52 (2d Cir 2008)
  • The Asbestos Personal Injury Plainitffs v. Traveler's Indemnity Company, et al. (In re Johns-Manville Corporation), 476 F3d. 118 (2d Cir 2007)
  • In re Dana Corporation, 2008 U.S. Dist Lexis 71430 (S.D.N.Y. 2008) 
  • Youngman v. Bursztyn, (In re Bursztyn), 366 B.R. 353 (Bankr. D.N.J. 2007)
  • In re Dana Corp. 344 B.R. 35 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2006); Gibbs v. Marine Midland Bank, N.A. (In re Gibbs), 2000 U.S. App. LEXIS 23769 (2d Cir. 2000)
  • In re Gibbs, 230 B.R. 471 (Bankr. D.Ct., 1999); Cassirer v. Herskowitz (In re Schick, et al), 234 B.R. 237 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1999)
  • Condren v. Harrison (In re Borison), 226 B.R.779 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1998)
  • In re Strober, 136 B.R. 614 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 1992) 

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