NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 — Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that five attorneys have joined the firm from the former boutique bankruptcy and restructuring law firm of Stutman, Treister & Glatt.

Joining Goodwin as partners are Michael H. Goldstein and William P. Weintraub; as counsel, Eamonn O’Hagan; and as associates Gregory Fox and Kizzy L. Jarashow.

Goldstein, a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, will focus his practice on representing debtors, sponsors, bondholders, creditors, committees and purchasers of distressed assets. His representations have spanned a variety of industries, including chemicals, finance, health care, hospitality, high-tech printing, municipal debt, real estate, retail and technology.  Recently, he has been actively involved in representing various funds in connection with, among other credits, Jefferson County, the City of Detroit, and Energy Future Holdings.

Weintraub, also a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, advises debtors and significant creditors in diverse industries and in connection with bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency, and reorganization matters. Recently, he has been actively involved in complex fraudulent transfer analysis and litigation in such matters as Tribune Corporation, Lyondell Chemical Co., and Bernard L. Madoff Securities, Inc.

O’Hagan advises clients on all aspects of restructurings and bankruptcy matters and has represented lenders, bondholders, derivatives, counterparties and litigants in the Lehman Brothers Holdings, Movie Gallery, and Tribune Corporation Chapter 11 cases.

“We are thrilled to welcome such an esteemed and accomplished group of lawyers to Goodwin,” said Emanuel Grillo, chair of Goodwin’s Financial Restructuring Practice. “Their collective experience and expertise will have a substantial impact on our ability to provide the highest level of counsel to clients facing bankruptcy and business restructuring matters.”

Fox and Jarashow advise both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy, restructuring and reorganization matters, and represent parties in bankruptcy-related litigations.

“The addition of these five talented lawyers builds on the continued momentum of our expanding New York operation,” said Al Solecki, head of Goodwin’s New York office. “We look forward to this group advising Goodwin clients around the country and around the world.”

Goodwin’s Financial Restructuring Practice engages in the restructurings of highly leveraged and distressed businesses, real estate assets and portfolios of assets for clients in the United States and abroad. The firm represents clients in formal court proceedings, from litigating confirmation of contested plans to representing debtors and creditors in valuation disputes as well as negotiating the enforcement of creditor rights and claims, debtor protections against creditors and the express terms of financial restructurings.

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