Jamie A. Forman, Partner, Bedell & Forman, LLP


Direct Dial: (212) 256-1296
Email: jforman@bedell-forman.com

Jamie Forman is a founding member of Bedell & Forman LLP. Jamie practices primarily in the areas of litigation and real estate, and provides general business counseling to clients on a wide array of matters. Jamie’s litigation practice includes commercial and contractual disputes, property damage claims, landlord-tenant matters, construction issues, and real estate and labor disputes. Jamie has successfully represented individuals, businesses and cooperative and condominium boards in New York state and federal courts, as well as in other state and federal courts throughout the United States. In his real estate practice, Jamie represents individuals and businesses in connection with purchases, sales, and leases of cooperatives, condominiums, houses and office spaces.

Prior to founding Bedell & Forman LLP, Jamie was associated with a prominent mid-size Manhattan firm, Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP. During his tenure at Golenbock Eiseman, Jamie was involved in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including commercial and contractual disputes, securities fraud actions, antitrust cases, real estate and labor disputes, and immigration proceedings. Jamie successfully argued numerous cases in state and federal courts, including a case brought against former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and appeared before the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Before joining Golenbock Eiseman, Jamie was associated with the international law firm of Kaye Scholer LLP, among one of the largest firms in the United States, where he was involved in antitrust, bankruptcy, and general commercial litigation matters.

Jamie also served as a law clerk to The Honorable Arlene R. Lindsay, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

In addition to practicing law, Jamie authored an article entitled “Jewish Prisoners and Their First Amendment Right to a Kosher Meal: An Examination of the Relationship Between Prison Dietary Policy and Correctional Goals,” 65 Brooklyn Law Review 477 (1999), which has been cited in amicus curiae briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal appellate courts, as well as in scholarly writings throughout the country.


J.D., cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review
B.A., magna cum laude, The College of New Jersey

Bar Admissions:

New York State Courts
New Jersey State Courts
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, District of New Jersey


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New Jersey Office:  518 Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005

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