Harry M. Gutfleish

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Creditor Debtor Rights Attorney in Hackensack, NJ

Gutfleish Law, LLC
Three University Plaza, Suite 410
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-781-1958
Fax: 201-241-2034
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (40%), Business Litigation (20%), Business/Corporate (20%), Bankruptcy: Business (10%), Food and Drugs (10%)


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The founder of Gutfleish Law, Harry M. Gutfleish focuses his practice largely on complex civil litigation and bankruptcy matters. He works out of his firm’s office in Hackensack, New Jersey, providing representation to companies and people throughout Bergen and Passaic counties, and other parts of the state.

Mr. Gutfleish’s business litigation practice has encompassed his representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving fiduciary duty breaches; disputes between owners, shareholders and partners; professional malpractice; and breach of contract allegations. He has also provided advice and counsel to business owners on entity formation, corporate governance and other matters.

In his bankruptcy practice, Mr. Gutfleish has worked on matters arising under Chapters 7, 11 and 13. In addition to his representation of both debtors and creditors, he has assisted trustees, creditors committees and court-appointed receivers. Mr. Gutfleish’s experience in this area of the law has included preferential transfers, proofs of claims and associated challenges thereto, debt discharge disputes, reorganizations, loan workouts, and dissolutions and liquidations. The overall quality of his work in all of his professional endeavors has earned him the high regard of his colleagues, with one such example being his AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Gutfleish attended Colgate University and received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 1985. He then enrolled at Boston University School of Law, and he was an associate editor of the Boston University Law Review before graduating cum laude with his Juris Doctor in 1988. Admitted to practice in both New Jersey and New York, Mr. Gutfleish is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd and 3rd Circuits.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Bankruptcy: Business
  • 10%Food and Drugs
Focus Areas

Collections, Foreclosure, Loan Modifications, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Bankruptcy Law, Food & Drug Administration


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021

About Harry M. Gutfleish

Admitted: 1994, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.gutfleishlaw.com/harry-m-gutfleish/

Educational Background

  • Colgate University, B.A., cum laude, 1985

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • New York, 1989
  • New Jersey, 1994

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Panelist for seminars sponsored by the Bergen County Bar Association, the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the National Business Institute


  • Certificate of Appreciation for “outstanding assistance in a joint investigative effort”, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • 2012 Magazine and New Jersey Monthly as one of Bergen County’s Top Lawyers since 2012
  • , New Jersey Super Lawyers since 2009
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Office Location for Harry M. Gutfleish

Three University Plaza
Suite 410
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: 201-781-1958

Fax: 201-241-2034

Last Updated: 5/17/2021

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