PRACTICE AREAS


Jayme Goldstein focuses his practice in the area of corporate restructuring, and has developed significant experience in advising ad hoc groups of hedge funds, private equity funds, banks and large investment managers in all aspects of in-court and out-of-court restructurings. A partner since 2011, Mr. Goldstein has played an important role in many of Stroock's Financial Restructuring Group's most high profile matters, across a wide range of industries. He is recognized by a number of leading publications, including Turnarounds & Workouts, which has named him one of their twelve "Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers" under the age of 40 for three consecutive years.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Mr. Goldstein’s recent representations include the following:
 
  • Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (ad hoc bondholder committee and DIP lenders)
  • Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (indenture trustee)
  • American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Ames Department Stores, Inc. (debtor)
  • Appvion, Inc. (ad hoc group of second lien noteholders)
  • ATI Education, Inc. (secured lenders)
  • Atlantic Express Transportation Corp. (official committee of unsecured creditors)
  • BioScrip, Inc. (ad hoc term lender group)
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center (debtor)
  • Caesars Entertainment Operating Corporation (secured lender)
  • Caraustar Industries, Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Centro Properties Group (secured lenders)
  • China Medical Technologies, Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Constellis Holdings, LLC (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Curo Financial Technologies Corp (ad hoc noteholder committee)
  • Dana Corp. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Delphi Corp. (debtor) 
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc. (debtor) 
  • Eclipse Aviation Corp. (secured lenders)
  • Enron Corp. (debtor)
  • Foresight Energy LLC (ad hoc group of bondholders)
  • Garden Fresh (secured lender)
  • Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (ad hoc convertible bondholder committee)
  • Halcón Resources Corporation (indenture trustee)
  • Indianapolis Downs (DIP/secured lender)
  • Iracore International Holdings, Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • LightSquared, Inc. (secured lender)
  • Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Morris Publishing Group (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Motorsports Aftermarket Group (ad hoc term lender committee)
  • NANA Development Corp. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Neff Corp. (ad hoc term lender committee and acquirer)
  • OnCure Medical Corp. (ad hoc bondholder committee and DIP lenders)
  • Panda Temple I (ad hoc term lender group and DIP lenders)
  • Patriot Coal Corp. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Pliant Corp. (ad hoc bondholder committee and DIP lenders)
  • Quigley Company, Inc. (legal representative for future asbestos personal injury claimants)
  • RathGibson, Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee, acquirer and DIP lenders)
  • Refco, Inc. (Chapter 7 trustee)
  • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers (debtor)
  • Swift Energy (indenture trustee)
  • Targus Group International, Inc. (secured lenders)
  • 21st Century Oncology, Inc. (ad hoc term lender/noteholder group)
  • US Oncology (indenture trustee as plaintiff in “make whole” premium litigation)
  • Vertellus Specialties Inc. (secured lender)
  • Vertis, Inc. (I) (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Vertis, Inc. (II) (indenture trustee)
  • Warren Resources, Inc. (ad hoc noteholder committee)
  • Washington Inventory Service (ad hoc term lender committee)
  • Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (debtor)
  • Xinergy Corp. (secured lender)

HONORS & AWARDS

Mr. Goldstein has been rated as a "Leading Lawyer" in IFLR1000's 2016 Americas edition of Financial and Corporate Law Firm rankings and nationally recommended by The Legal 500 United States.

For three consecutive years, Mr. Goldstein has been named an "Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer" by Turnarounds & Workouts (2014-2016). This award, given to only 12 lawyers nationally, recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 who are leaders in the bankruptcy field.

Mr. Goldstein was also recognized as a winner in the Legal Advisor category of The M&A Advisor's 2015 "40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Awards."

Additionally, he was honored as a "New York Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers from 2013-2016, after being named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2012.


MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    • Member, Bankruptcy Committee
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

SPEECHES & EVENTS

  • Speaker, "Restructuring Dynamics When Hedge Funds and Private Equity 'Liens In,'" Distressed Investing Conference, Turnarounds & Workouts, November 2016
  • Speaker, "Current Industry Trends/Industries to Watch," Advanced Restructuring & Plan of Reorganization Conference, Association of Insolvency & Restructuring, November 2014
  • Speaker, "Canadian and U.S. Issues in Cross-Border Financing Transactions," Ontario-New York Legal Summit, Toronto, March 2014
  • Speaker, "The Pros and Cons of Offshore Centres –Warning Signs of Hedge Fund Failures," American Bar Association Conference, Grand Cayman, January 2014
  • Speaker, "Current Restructuring, Liquidation and Litigation Issues," Campbells Cayman Fund Focus Conference, Grand Cayman, November 2013

PUBLICATIONS

Mr. Goldstein has written a number of articles covering issues present in the distressed marketplace. Recent publications include:
 
  • Co-author, "Aurelius Decision: Creditors of an Insolvent Texas Company Can't Sue Directors Until After It's Too Late," Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, June 2014
  • "'Allied' May Expand Circumstances for Reopening a Bankruptcy Auction," New York Law Journal, December 9, 2013
  • "US Oncology and Chesapeake Energy: A Tale of Two Indentures," Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, November/December 2013
  • "Clearing the Track: Delaware Bankruptcy Court Clarifies Post-Petition Lock-up Designation Standards in In re Indianapolis Downs, LLC," ABI Journal, April 2013
  • "Circus & Eldorado Joint Venture: Court Rules on "Bad Faith" for Vote Designation," New York Law Journal, 2012
  • "Admission of an Expert Valuation Opinion," Contested Valuation in Corporate Bankruptcy (Chapter 18), 2011

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

New York, 2003

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court


EDUCATION

J.D., Cornell Law School, 2002; Associate Editor, Cornell Law Review

B.A., magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa, Brown University, 1999