Steven Serajeddini is a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group based in New York.

Steven advises companies, distressed investors, ad hoc committees, private equity firms, and other investors with respect to public, private, and portfolio companies in financial distress, including liability management transactions, amend and extend transactions, refinancings, out-of-court exchanges and restructurings, and bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. Steven has been involved in some of the largest and most complex corporate restructurings of all time.

Steven has been recognized for his work by numerous publications. Chambers USA has recognized Steven as a leading lawyer, praised by sources as “a brilliant and creative lawyer,” “unflappable,” “always looking three steps ahead and thinking of strategy to move forward,” “expertly guiding us through the restructuring process,” and “an intelligent legal mind.” Steven has been recognized as an Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer by Turnarounds & Workouts and profiled in the “They’ve Got Next” series by Bloomberg Law.


Thought Leadership


Co-Author, “Two Recent Complex Cases Demonstrate the Value of Mediation in Building Consensus,” Journal of Corporate Renewal, April 2022. 

Contributing Editor of the Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice.

Co-Author, Uncertainty In Complex Real Estate Restructurings, Law360 (March 2012).

Co-Author, A Practitioner’s Guide to Prepackaged Bankruptcy, American Bankruptcy Institute (2011).

Note, Loss Causation and Class Certification, 108 Mich. L. Rev 255 (2009).


Moderator, “Distressed Hedge Funds: Perspectives on the Past Year and Beyond," The 17th Annual Wharton Restructuring and Distressed Investing Conference, April 9, 2021. 

Speaker, “Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts,” PLI, January 31, 2019.

Speaker, “The Cost-Cutting Imperative and Restructuring Strategies for Hospitals and Health Systems,” BRG Healthcare Restructuring Conference, April 9, 2018.

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute

Turnaround Management Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • Illinois


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude

    Article Editor, Michigan Law Review

    Semifinalist, Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition

  • University of MichiganM.A., Applied Economics

    Major in Finance

  • University of WaterlooB.A.S., Computer Engineering