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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global law firm Goodwin
announced today that Howard
Steel
has joined its Financial
Restructuring
practice as a partner in the New
York
office. Steel’s arrival comes on the heels of the firm’s West
Coast expansion of the practice with the recent
addition of partner Nathan Schultz in San Francisco
.

Steel represents creditors’ committees, bondholders, lenders, indenture
trustees, landlords, and individual secured and unsecured creditors in
all aspects of corporate restructuring. He has extensive experience in
SIPA proceedings, mass tort cases and distressed debt trading. Steel’s
experience extends across industries, including automotive, coal,
healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, gaming, real estate and
retail.

“Howard is a talented lawyer with comprehensive restructuring experience
and a prowess for litigating and negotiating complex matters,” said Bill
Weintraub
, co-chair of Goodwin’s Financial Restructuring practice.
“He will be a terrific addition to our team and we look forward to
working with him, and Nathan, as we continue expanding the practice on a
national scale.”

Steel holds a J.D. from Columbia University and is admitted to practice
in New York.

He has been consistently recognized as a leading restructuring lawyer
and has garnered praise from industry rankings and awards, including Benchmark
Litigation’s
“Under 40 Hot List,” Global Restructuring Review’s
“40 Under 40,” and Super Lawyers “Rising Stars.”

Steel can be reached at [email protected]
and 212.459.7412.

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.
The team also has a highly successful track record representing
creditors, including sophisticated distressed debt investors, hedge
funds, asset purchasers and plan sponsors. 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
.

About Goodwin
At Goodwin, we partner with our clients to
practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. Our
1,000-plus lawyers across the United States, Europe and Asia excel at
complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world-class advisory
services in the technology, life sciences, real estate, private equity,
and financial industries. Our unique combination of deep experience
serving both the innovators and investors in a rapidly-changing,
technology-driven economy sets us apart. To learn more, visit us at www.goodwinlaw.com
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Contacts

Molly Ferrer
[email protected]
212.459.7404