Harry Gutfleish

Harry Gutfleish: Attorney with Gutfleish Law, LLC AV stamp icon
  • Principal at Gutfleish Law, LLC (1 Attorney)
  • Three University Plaza, Suite 410, Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Harry grew up in Englewood, New Jersey, remains a resident of Bergen County, and has practiced law in New Jersey and New York since 1988. He has developed a wealth of experience to assist you or your company in a variety of transaction and litigation matters discussed below.

Harry has represented businesses, business owners, lenders, borrowers, individuals, court-appointed fiduciaries and bankruptcy trustees in bankruptcy proceedings and bankruptcy litigation, commercial transactions, out of court work-outs, commercial litigation, commercial collections, lien enforcement, and business law.

Harry serves as an approved mediator for the mediation programs directed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.

Throughout his career, Harry has served as lead counsel or has managed a variety of complex litigation in bankruptcy courts and in other courts involving disputes relating to:

-Preference and other actions brought by debtors and bankruptcy trustees

-Denial of a debtor’s bankruptcy discharge or to block the discharge of a particular debt

-Corporate governance and breaches of fiduciary duty


-Professional Malpractice

-Debt collection

-Fraudulent transfers

-Successor liability or alter ego claims

-Property interest disputes, lien disputes

-Contract disputes

-Disputes among business owners

He also has participated in the investigation of several significant real estate, mortgage, securities, healthcare, and investment frauds committed by debtors and their principals, and has pursued the alleged wrongdoers and others on behalf of creditors. In one matter, the Federal Bureau of Investigation presented Harry with a Certificate of Appreciation for “outstanding assistance in a joint investigative effort” leading to the criminal prosecution and conviction of various defendants involved in a real estate Ponzi scheme in New Jersey.

And, like his involvement in bankruptcy cases, Harry represents businesses, financial institutions, and business owners in a diverse variety of actions in the State and Federal courts in New Jersey and New York, including those involving:

-Contract disputes

-Fraudulent transfers

-Successor liability

-Contract and lease disputes

-Disputes among business owners

-Claims against management

-All aspects of bankruptcy cases and bankruptcy litigation

Harry handles a variety of commercial debt collection matters and actions to enforce commercial real estate mortgages, commercial guaranties and UCC lien rights for businesses, and financial institutions, and collection matters for holders of judgments entered in New Jersey and elsewhere.

To contact attorney Gutfleish call 201-241-2032 today!

Areas of Practice (23)

  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Loan Modification
  • Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Collections
  • Trustee and Fiduciary Representation
  • Commercial Debt
  • Judgment Collection

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
201-492-6416  Phone
201-241-2032  Phone
University Attended:
Colgate University, B.A., cum laude, 1985
Law School Attended:
Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1994, New Jersey; 1988, New York

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Hackensack, New Jersey

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