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Michael H. Goldstein

Michael H. Goldstein

Goodwin

New York, NY, USA


Michael Goldstein is co-chair of Goodwin's Financial Restructuring Practice and a member of the firm’s FinTech Practice. A veteran restructuring and insolvency lawyer with 30 years of experience, Mr. Goldstein represents debtors, sponsors, bondholders, creditors, committees and purchasers of distressed assets. His representations span a variety of industries, including chemicals, finance, health care, hospitality, high-tech printing, municipal debt, real estate, retail and technology.

Professional Activities

Mr. Goldstein is a member of the American, Los Angeles County and Century City Bar Associations. He is a board member of the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors and is a former cabinet member of the Real Estate and Construction Division of the Jewish Federation. He previously served on the Board of the Financial Lawyers Conference and on the Committee of 18 of the Maccabi World Union.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Goodwin in 2014, Mr. Goldstein was a partner at Stutman, Treister & Glatt in New York City. Previously, he was a partner at Greenberg Traurig (2008-2012) and at Stutman Treister (1990-2008), where he started in 1984.

RECOGNITION
Mr. Goldstein is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. He has been repeatedly listed in U.S. News-Best Lawyers (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy) and selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Southern California and New York. He is rated AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.0 in Martindale Hubbell.

VIEWPOINTS
Mr. Goldstein is frequent speaker on restructuring and insolvency-related topics, including on subjects such as compensation of professionals, conflicts of interest, executory contracts in retail Chapter 11 cases, expert testimony, litigating confirmation issues, municipal debt restructurings, second lien debt, subprime lending and valuation. He is an active participant in Chapter 11-related conferences, including appearances on panels at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the national conferences of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, the International Council of Shopping Centers and certain regional conferences.

He writes regularly on topics of note in his field. His article on "Navigating the Distressed Real Estate Workout: A General Overview," appearing in ABA Probate and Property magazine, was selected as the winner of the Best Practical Use Article. Mr. Goldstein is a contributing author to Collier on Bankruptcy, Chapter 9 (“Adjustment of Debts of a Municipality”).

EDUCATION
• J.D., Harvard Law School, 1984 (cum laude)
• B.S., Franklin & Marshall College, 1981 (magna cum laude)

ADMISSIONS
Mr. Goldstein is admitted to practice in California, New York and Washington, D.C. He is also admitted before all federal district courts in California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Michael H. Goldstein is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Strategic Powers in Corporate Bankruptcy and Adequate Protection of Creditors’ Interests - Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics - Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Strategic Powers in Corporate Bankruptcy and Adequate Protection of Creditors’ Interests - Strategic Powers in Corporate Bankruptcy and Adequate Protection of Creditors’ Interests, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics - Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Strategic Powers in Corporate Bankruptcy and Adequate Protection of Creditors’ Interests - Strategic Powers in Corporate Bankruptcy and Adequate Protection of Creditors’ Interests, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics - Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics - Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Strategic Powers in Corporate Bankruptcy and Adequate Protection of Creditors’ Interests - Strategic Powers in Corporate Bankruptcy and Adequate Protection of Creditors’ Interests, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017, Monday, December 25, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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