Steven Serajeddini is a partner in the Restructuring 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 also advises boards of directors and senior management of distressed companies regarding fiduciary duties and corporate governance.

Steven has extensive experience in a broad range of industries, including oil and gas, power, retail, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, hospitality, real estate, financial services, publishing, media, and pharmaceutical.


Thought Leadership


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