Douglas T. Tabachnik

Douglas T. Tabachnik

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Freehold, NJ

Law Offices of Douglas T. Tabachnik, P.C.
 | Woodhull House, 63 West Main Street, Suite C
Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: 732-780-2760
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (80%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)

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Attorney Profile

Douglas T. Tabachnik is among only a handful of attorneys to be certified as a Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law in either New Jersey or New York by the American Board of Certification, a non-profit organization that is jointly sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America, and recognized by the American Bar Association. Since 2005, he has chaired the Bankruptcy Litigation Committee of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association. He ia also a member of the Executive Committee of that section, helping to shape policies promoted by the New York State Bar Association of statewide and national importance. 

He has been in private practice in New York since 1981 and in New Jersey since 1990. He is Of Counsel to the New York law firm of Novack, Burnbaum & Crystal, LLP. Mr. Tabachnik is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute as well as a number of other organizations dealing with business and individual bankruptcy. He has represented the Official Receiver of the State of Israel in the matter Official Receiver of the State of Israel v. Nakash, as well as U.S. Bank and Morgan Stanley as creditors in cases. His notable debtor cases include representation of the debtors in the cases of In re Smart World Technologies (an early dot com case) and In re Duncraggen, and 87-10 51st Avenue Owner's Corp. (involving cooperative apartment buildings).

Certificates and Credentials

About Douglas Tabachnik

Admitted: 1990, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.dttlaw.com/attorneys/

Honors and Awards:

  • Rated AV every year since 2000, by Martindale Hubbell and included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers published by Martindale-Hubbell 2001 through 2013., Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the American Board of Certification in business bankruptcy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State (Chair, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section); Committee on Bankruptcy Law, Business Law Section) and New Jersey State (Member, Bankruptcy Section; Legislative Coordinator—) Bar Associations; New York County Lawyers Association (Member, Committee on Corporation Law, 1983—; Committee on Bankruptcy Law, 1990—); American Bankruptcy Institute (Member, Commercial Fraud Task Force, Committee on Bankruptcy Litigation); Commercial Law League of America; New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyers Foundation (Trustee, 2004—); New York Institute of Credit; Turnaround Management Association.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trustee of the New Jersey Bankrutpcy Lawyers' Foundation

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Representing Your Client in Federal Court, National Business Institute , 2013
  • Chaired a panel on bankruptcy litigation for the Bankruptcy Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association., Program Chair, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2007
  • Chaired a panel on bankrutpcy Litigation for the 2006 Spring Meeting of the Commecial and Federal Litigation Section, New York State Bar Association

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 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 Bursztyn, 2007 Bankr. Lexis 1207 (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., 2000 US App Lexis 2000 (2d Cir. 2000) 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) 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 Bursztyn, 2007 Bankr. Lexis 1207 (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., 2000 US App Lexis 2000 (2d Cir. 2000) 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)

Educational Background:

  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D.; Syracuse University Whitman School of Management, M.B.A., 1980
  • George Washington University, B.A. with Special Honors in Political Science, 1977

Industry Groups

  • Asset Based Financiing
  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Importing
  • Manufacturing
  • Restaurant Receivables Financing And Aquisition
  • Secured Lending
  • Office Location for Douglas T. Tabachnik

    Woodhull House
    63 West Main Street, Suite C
    Freehold, NJ 07728

     

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