Michael H. Goldstein
Michael Goldstein is co-chair of Goodwin's Financial Restructuring practice. A veteran restructuring and insolvency lawyer with over 35 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, consumer goods, finance, health care, hospitality, high-tech printing, municipal debt, real estate, retail and technology.
Mr. Goldstein is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a Member of the International Insolvency Institute. 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 consistently recommended for Restructuring (including Bankruptcy) Corporate by The Legal 500 United States. He is rated AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.0 in Martindale Hubbell. Mr. Goldstein was recently honored by Chambers USA as a “Recognised Practitioner” in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring. In 2019, Mr. Goldstein was honored by the Turnaround Management Association for his work as lead counsel for client Gibson Brands, Inc. in its Chapter 11 restructuring, which was named Mid-Size Company Transaction of the Year.
Harvard Law School
Franklin & Marshall College
(magna cum laude)