Steve Zelin

Global Head of Restructuring and Special Situations |

PJT Partners, Inc.

Steve Zelin is a Partner and Global Head of the Restructuring and Special Situations Group (“RSSG”) at PJT Partners. He also serves on the PJT Partners Management Committee.

Prior to joining PJT Partners, Steve worked at Blackstone for 17 years, serving as a Senior Managing Director. Previously, Steve was a partner in Ernst & Young’s Restructuring Group.

Steve is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, a frequent lecturer on restructuring related topics at New York University and serves on its Board of Overseers. Additionally, he serves on the boards of Her Justice and the University at

Albany School of Business. Steve received an MBA in finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a BS in accounting from the University at Albany. Amongst Steve’s most notable assignments are Abitibi Bowater Inc., Caesars Entertainment, Delphi Corporation, Energy Future Holdings, Enron Corporation, General Motors, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, iHeart Radio / ClearChannel Outdoor, Intelsat S.A., Kerzner International, Marvel Entertainment, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), Puerto Rico Federal Oversight Board & Management Board,
R.H Macy & Co., Washington Mutual and Xerox.

Chapter Contribution

Chapter 5.I | The Rise of the RSA: Driving Value to Streamline Negotiations in a Restructuring Process