Michael H. Goldstein

Michael H. Goldstein

Partner
Michael H. Goldstein

Michael Goldstein is a partner in Goodwin's Financial Industry Practice, co-chair of its 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.

Areas of Practice

Credentials

Education

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

(magna cum laude)

Admissions

Bar

California
New York
District of Columbia

Courts

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Western District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
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