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Douglas T. Tabachnik

Douglas T. Tabachnik

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Litigation

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About Me

  • Certified in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification, a nonprofit organization jointly sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America, and recognized by the American Bar Association.


  • We have offices in both New York City and Freehold, New Jersey to serve your requirements related to insolvency, bankruptcy litigation, creditors' rights, and general commercial litigation matters. We have over thirty years of experience and look forward to servicing your needs.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 80%
    34 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    34 years

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eric Warren Sleeper

    I endorse Doug in his bankruptcy practice.


    Eric Sleeper Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

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

Woodhull House
63 West Main Street, Suite C.
Freehold, NJ, 07728-2141



NYCurrently registered 198103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New Jersey Super LawyersThomson Reuters2011
AV Rated 2010Martindale-Hubbell2010
New Jersey Super LawyersKey Professional Media, Inc.2010
New Jersey Super LawyersKey Professional Media, Inc.2009
AV, Highest Award RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
New Jersey Super LawyersKey Professional Media, Inc.2008
AV, Highest Award RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
Certified in Business Bankruptcy LawAmerican Board of Certification2007
AV, Highest Award RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar Assosiation (Chair, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section)Member2005 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Litigation, Commercial and Federal Litigation SectionChair2005 - Present
New Jersey State (Bankruptcy Section; Legislative Coordinator) Bar AssociationsMember2004 - Present
New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyers FoundationTrustee2004 - Present
New York Institute of CreditCorporate Member1999 - Present
Turnaround Management AssociationMember1999 - Present
Commercial Law League of AmericaMember1997 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1996 - Present
New York County Lawyers Association (Committees on Corporation and Bankrutpcy Law)Member1983 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
The Asbestos Personal Injury Plainitffs v. Traveler's Indemnity Company, et al. (In re Johns-Manville Corporation)Reversing Bankruptcy Judge Lifland

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Publication NameTitleDate
New York Litigator (NYSBA)Report of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Re: Proposed NY Adoption of UFTA with amendments2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Syracuse UniversityN/AM.B.A1980
George Washington UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts with Special Honors1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Enforcement of Judgments, National Business InsituteCollection of Judgments in bankruptcy proceedings2008
Annual meeting, New Jersey State Bar AssociationBankrutpcy Litigaiton2007
Annual Spring Meeting,Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, New York State Bar AssociationBankruptcy Litigation, A Case Study2006