Doug has in-depth experience in a wide range of legal matters, from bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights to business litigation. He focuses on understanding the client’s problem and reaches outside the obvious to find a better solution.
From 2006 through 2013, Doug was recognized annually in New Jersey Monthly magazine by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Bankruptcy Law and Creditor/Debtor Rights. Each year, only 2.5 percent of New Jersey attorneys receive “Rising Star” status. A description of the standards and methodology upon which the above accolades are based can be found at: www.superlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Doug has represented creditors and debtors in numerous complex lawsuits and bankruptcy and insolvency matters, including preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, relief from the automatic stay, asset sales, contract and lease assumption and assignment, and objections to discharge. Doug has represented individuals in complex chapter 7 cases and creditors in involuntary bankruptcy cases as well as individuals divorcing a debtor in bankruptcy. Doug has obtained the confirmation of several chapter 11 plans and has helped clients to exit from bankruptcy and successfully reorganize.
Doug has represented clients in collection actions, construction litigation, arbitrations and mediations, and state and federal appeals.
Among others, Doug has represented secured and unsecured lenders, landlords, municipalities, attorneys, insurance industry professionals, consultants, contractors, manufacturers, computer repair shops, a custom steel fabricating company and an IT placement firm.
Doug assists law firms from outside New Jersey that require local counsel to appear in New Jersey federal and state courts.
- The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 1998
- Cornell University, B.S. 1995