Marcia Goldstein is a partner in the Business Finance and Restructuring Department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where she has practiced for more than 20 years. She has represented creditors, debtors, statutory creditors’ committees, trustees, and other parties in major debt restructurings and chapter 11 cases, including United Companies Financial Corp., CRIIMI MAE, Inc., Babcock & Wilcox, Inc., Purina Mills, Inc., SGL Carbon Corp., Marvel Entertainment, Inc., Paragon Trade Brands, Inc., Donald J. Trump and affiliates, Allied Department Stores, Inc., Anacomp, Inc., Metallurg, Inc., Elder-Beerman Stores, Inc., Southland, Inc., Gitano, Inc., American Healthcare, Piecegoods Shops, Inc., Silas Creek Retail, Inc., CISC, Inc., Telesphere, Inc., Telemundo, Inc., Storage Technology, Inc., Nucorp Energy, Inc., Lionel Corp., Tomlinson, Inc., Food Fair, Inc., White Motor Corp. and W.T. Grant Co.
Representing major lender interests including Citibank, Prudential and Bank of Montreal, Ms. Goldstein has been involved in out of court restructurings in the financial services, healthcare, ship building, beef packing, printing and real estate industries.
Ms. Goldstein is a certified mediator in the Southern District of New York and has served as a mediator in a number of chapter 11 cases. She has also served as a chapter 11 trustee. Ms. Goldstein is on the Advisory Board of Colliers Bankruptcy, 15th Ed., has been a Visiting Lecturer in Bankruptcy at Yale Law School and is a member of the National Bankruptcy Conference, where she chairs the Committee on Legislation, and is a member of the American College of Bankruptcy. She is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where she has served as the Chair of the Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, where she served on the Chapter 11 Committee and related sub-committees in the Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law. Ms. Goldstein has been named in numerous publications of “best lawyers” in the restructuring and bankruptcy area and has frequently lectured and published material for continuing legal education programs.
Ms. Goldstein graduated magna cum laude, from Cornell University with an A.B in 1973. She received her J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School in 1975, where she was Articles Editor of the Cornell Law Review. She is currently on the Law School Advisory Council and is the co-chair of Cornell Law School’s Dean’s Special Leadership Committee.