Press Release April 29, 2019

Goodwin Expands Financial Restructuring Practice with Partner Nathan A. Schultz in San Francisco

Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Nathan A. Schultz joined its Financial Restructuring practice as a partner in the San Francisco office.

“I am thrilled to bring a dedicated California presence to Goodwin’s accomplished Financial Restructuring group,” said Schultz. “Our shared commitment to crafting innovative strategies with rigorous precision makes this a perfect match.”

Schultz represents investors, creditors, debtors, purchasers, official committees, liquidating trustees and other parties in and out of bankruptcy courts across the U.S. His practice covers all aspects of the restructuring process for financially distressed businesses across a wide range of industries, from real estate and hospitality to healthcare, gaming and manufacturing. 

“Nathan is a true ‘renaissance’ restructuring lawyer, bringing top tier, comprehensive bankruptcy experience and exceptional transactional and litigation skills to our practice,” said Michael Goldstein, co-chair of Goodwin's Financial Restructuring practice. “As we deepen our financial restructuring bench to complement our robust transactional practice, we are pleased to bring Nathan on board.”

Schultz holds a J.D. from the University of Southern California and is licensed to practice law in California and Michigan. He is admitted to the United States District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California, and the Eastern and Western District of Michigan.

Schultz can be reached at and 415.733.6089.

Goodwin’s Financial Restructuring practice provides trusted guidance in the restructuring of highly leveraged and distressed businesses, real estate assets and asset portfolios for clients in the United States and abroad. The team implements transactional solutions and litigation strategies that produce creative, successful reorganizations both within and outside of formal bankruptcy or insolvency cases. For debtors, the team anticipates critical issues and devises value-maximizing strategies to identify and address financial challenges before they become crises. Earlier this year, Goodwin was ranked as a National Tier One Firm for Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law by U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers. The firm is also recognized for excellence in bankruptcy and restructuring in Chambers USA.