Mike Weitz

Director – Restructuring & Capital Solutions |

Lazard LTD

Mike Weitz is a Director in the Restructuring & Capital Solutions Group at Lazard. With more than 10 years of experience, Mike has advised companies, creditors and sponsors in a variety of liability management, restructuring, capital raising, merger and acquisition, and corporate finance assignments in a wide range of industries.

Mike’s notable engagements include advising advising Belk, Blackboard, Diamond Offshore, Express, the secured lenders of Foresight Energy, iFIT Health & Fitness, J.Crew, JCPenney, Longview Power/ Mepco, Neiman Marcus, Nine West, Patriot Coal, the secured lenders of Tops Friendly Markets, and The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, among others.

Prior to joining Lazard in 2015, Mike was an Associate in the Restructuring Group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Chapter Contribution

Chapter 7.I | Avoiding a Bankruptcy Filing: Corporate Decision-Making and Liability Management Transactions