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  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2008
  • B.A., Rutgers University,


    Law Clerk, Hon. Michael B. Kaplan, U.S.B.J., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey, 2008-2009

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Barrister

Seton Hall Law Appellate Advocacy Program, Judge

Turnaround Management Association, Member

Matthew B. Heimann

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  • T: 973.639.2098
    F: 973.297.3863
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Matthew Heimann focuses his practice on matters involving creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation. Regularly appearing in state and federal courts, he represents lenders, secured/unsecured creditors, financial institutions, commercial landlords, equipment lessors, receivers/trustees, and creditors’ committees.

Matt has successfully represented clients in workouts and loan restructurings; commercial foreclosure actions (including issues implicating rent receivers, pendente lite sales, lender liability, and loan assignments); actions to enforce promissory notes and guaranties; prosecuting and defending avoidance actions; executing and collecting on judgments; “363” sales and matters involving executory contracts and unexpired leases; statutory receivership cases (working alongside the N.J. Attorney General’s office); assignments for the benefit of creditors; and actions involving title claims and UCC matters, among others.  Matt is well experienced in motion practice, discovery matters, and conducting/defending depositions.

Following law school, Matt served as the law clerk for the Honorable Michael B. Kaplan of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. He was recognized in 2014-2018 as a New Jersey Rising Star. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. Click here for their methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.