Michael Eisenband

Global Co-Leader, Corporate Finance & Restructuring Consulting Editor |

FTI Consulting

Michael Eisenband is the Global Co-Leader of FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment and also the leader of Restructuring Services. He is nationally renowned as an industry leader in providing restructuring advice to creditors and companies in complex Chapter 11 and out-of- court workout situations. Mr. Eisenband is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He has more than 30 years of experience, including industry expertise in retail and consumer products, steel, automotive, airlines, financial services and real estate.

Driven by results, Mr. Eisenband specializes in advising diverse constituencies to maximize recoveries and outcomes and brokering agreements among parties with often disparate interests. He has brought his extensive leadership experience to bear across a range of industries. Arcapita, Caesars Entertainment, Colt Manufacturing, Edison Mission, Energy Future Holdings, General Motors, Lehman Brothers, NII Holdings and Washington Mutual are among Michael’s recent and notable engagements. A representative list of companies that are part of his broad Chapter 11 and out-of-court restructuring case experience also includes Aloha Airlines, Calpine, Cooper Standard, Dana Automotive, Drake Bakeries, Edison Brothers Stores, FoxMeyer, Grand Union, Interstate Bakeries, KB Toys, Long John Silver’s, McCrory, Montgomery Ward, Northwest Airlines, Regus Business Centers, Penn Traffic, Phar- Mor, Rite Aid, Service Merchandise, Smurfit-Stone, U.S. Airways and Winn-Dixie.

Chapter Contribution

Chapter Preface | A Brief Lookback at a Decade of Restructurings, Defaults and Leveraged Finance