Joseph Michael Cerra

Joseph Michael Cerra

Appeals Lawyer
Paramus, NJ




No Misconduct

About Me

Joseph Cerra has been with Forman Holt Eliades Ravin since its inception, and is widely known as one of the firm's top litigators. He focuses on complex commercial litigation, cases under the Uniform Commercial Code, Federal WARN Act Litigation, appellate practice and various adversary proceedings under the Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Cerra regularly appears in courts throughout the United States on...

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Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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Knowledgeable and intuitive

Posted by: Stephen almost 6 years ago.

I have worked with Joe on a number of cases over the years. He is knowledgeable and intuitive, and I recommend him highly.
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Gary M Didieo
Gary Didieo

Hawthorne, NJ

About 5 years ago

Relationship: Other

Mr. Cerra taught my Drafting Litigation Documents class at Seton Hall University School of Law. He is incredibly knowlegeable in the areas of federal...
Robert K Malone
Robert Malone

Florham Park, NJ

Over 5 years ago

Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Prior to joining his current firm, Joe worked for me several years ago as an associate. Joe has a very comprehensive understanding of the Federal...
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1988 License Status: Active for the state of New Jersey.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/14/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1997 – present

Forman Holt Eliades & Youngman LLC


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1988 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Fordham University School of Law


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2013 Super Lawyer

Thomas Reuters


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New Jersey State Bar Association

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1997 Employment Practice Liability Insurance Policies: A New Cost of Doing Business

Mealey’s Emerging Insurance Battles. (Mealey’s Publications Feb. 1997).

1991 Criminal Enforcement Under the OSH Act: A Belated Rush to be King of the Hill

White Collar Criminal Reporter, Vol. 5, No. 6, June 1991

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Panel Moderator Rubin Museum NYC

at The World Is Changing: Business, Finance and Life

2010 Trial Advocacy

at Yale Law School Mock Trial Association

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