James H. Forte

Jim Forte is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, banking litigation, UCC litigation and securities arbitrations.  In addition to his trial practice, Jim specializes in creditors’ rights’ issues and workout negotiations on behalf of lenders, and provides consulting services for banks, financial institutions, manufacturers and other businesses concerning the UCC and related state and federal laws.

"AV" Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™

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  • New Jersey Super Lawyers® - 2010-2019
  • New York Area Top Rated Lawyers by ALM, 2012
  • Best Lawyers® - Litigation - Banking and Finance - 2014-2020 
  • Best Lawyers® - 2019 Lawyer of the Year - Litigation: Banking and Finance
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Essex County Bar Association

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Banking Law Section

Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey

American Bar Association