International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced that Jeffrey D. Saferstein has joined the Firm as a partner in its market-leading Restructuring practice, based in Weil’s New York office.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jeff to the Firm,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “He brings a wealth of high-profile experience advising clients on their most important and complex restructuring matters as well as the collaborative team approach that is a critical part of our Firm culture.”
“Jeff is a highly regarded restructuring lawyer in the market with an impressive track record advising clients across a variety of distressed situations and shares our unwavering dedication to excellence and reaching client goals,” said Matt Barr, Co-Chair of Weil’s Restructuring Department. “My Department Co-Chairs, Gary Holtzer and Ray Schrock, the entire Restructuring Department, and I are excited to welcome Jeff to the Firm and know he will be an outstanding addition to our global Restructuring team.”
Jeff joins Weil from the New York office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he was a partner. He practices exclusively in the areas of corporate restructurings and workouts, bankruptcy and specialized financings. Jeff has advised companies, creditors, postpetition lenders and sponsors across a wide range of distressed situations and industries.
“Weil is one of the leading restructuring firms in the world, and I am thrilled to be joining a team of colleagues with whom I have worked so closely over many years,” said Jeff. “I look forward to contributing to Weil’s unparalleled global platform and continuing to work with clients to develop and implement novel solutions to their most significant restructuring matters.”