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Leon S. Forman Papers

NBA.020

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives
Creator:
Forman, Leon S., 1915-2006
Title:
Leon S. Forman Papers
Date [inclusive]:
1978-1997
Call Number:
NBA.020
Extent:
0.5 linear feet (About 200 items)
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
Leon S. Forman (1915-2006) graduated from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1939. Forman joined the law firm of Blank, Rome, Comisky and McCauley in 1984, where served the remainder of his career. He was a member of numerous legal and bankruptcy organizations, including the American College of Bankruptcy and the National Bankruptcy Conference. The collection, 1978-1997, chiefly includes correspondence, reports, and related material regarding Forman's activity as a member of the National Bankruptcy Conference.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Leon S. Forman Papers, National Bankruptcy Archives, NBA.020, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Biography/History

Leon S. Forman was born in 1915. He graduated from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1939. Forman joined the law firm of Blank, Rome, Comisky and McCauley in 1984, where he remained as partner until his death in 2006.

Leon Forman was an active lecturer and advisor within the bankruptcy community, particularly in the areas of creditors' rights and the Uniform Commercial Code. He was a member of numerous legal and bankruptcy organizations, including the American College of Bankruptcy and the National Bankruptcy Conference.

Scope and Contents

The Leon S. Forman Papers, 1978-1997, chiefly includes correspondence, reports, and related material regarding Forman's activity as a member of the National Bankruptcy Conference.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives,  2006

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Jordon Steele

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Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Acquisitions Information

Received from Harvey I. Forman on May 26, 2006.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Jordon Steele, December 2006.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • National Bankruptcy Conference (U.S.)
  • National Bankruptcy Review Commission (U.S.)
Form/Genre(s)
  • Legislation (legal concepts)
Subject(s)
  • Bankruptcy

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