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Jim Millstein

Jim Millstein

Jim Millstein is the Chairman and Chief executive officer of Millstein & Co., an Investment management and Financial advisory firm with offices in New York and Washington, D.C.

Career

Until March 2011, Jim Millstein was the Chief restructuring officer at the U.S. Department of the Treasury during the financial crisis. In that role, he was responsible for oversight and management of the Department ’s largest investments in the financial sector. Among others, he was the architect of the Treasury Department’s successful restructuring of American International Group, described by the Wall Street Journal as the "Super Bowl of Corporate Turnarounds".

Prior to joining the Treasury, Jim served as Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Corporate restructuring at Lazard from 2000 to 2008. At Lazard, Mr. Millstein managed restructurings for a diverse array of international and domestic clients, including representation of the United Auto Workers in connection with the restructuring of their contractual relationships with General Motors, Ford and Chrysler from 2005 to 2007; Charter Communications in connection with its pre-packaged plan of reorganization under Chapter 11; the Republic of Argentina in connection with the exchange offer for its international bond indebtedness; Worldcom in connection with its Chapter 11 reorganization; United Pan-European Communications in connection with its pre-arranged plan of arrangement in the Netherlands and Delaware; and, Marconi Company in connection with its scheme of arrangement in the United Kingdom.

Before joining Lazard, Mr. Millstein was Partner and Head of the Corporate restructuring practice at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. Significant engagements included representation of Daewoo International Corporation in connection with its financial restructuring in Korea; the Disney Corporation in connection with the financial restructuring of EuroDisney in France; representation of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation in LTV's Chapter 11 proceedings; representation of Pan American Airlines in connection with its Chapter 11 reorganization; and the Zell-Chilmark Fund in its acquisition of various troubled companies in and out of Chapter 11.

Education

Mr. Millstein received a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He holds a Master's degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Jim graduated Summa cum laude with Bachelor's degree in Politics from Princeton University.

Jim Millstein is an Adjunct professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches Federal regulation of Financial institutions; a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a Commissioner on the American Bankruptcy Institute's Commission to Study Reform of Chapter 11.

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Citation Linkbloomberg.comEx-Treasury Restructuring Chief Millstein Starts Own Firm (2011 article)
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Citation Linkyoutube.comMillstein Says Some `Too Big to Fail' Bigger Post-Crisis
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Citation Linkyoutube.comTrump Has Very Little Clout on the Hill, Says Millstein
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Citation Linkyoutube.comillstein Questions Long-Term Sustainability of Europe Debt
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Citation Linkyoutube.comMillstein Says S&P U.S. Debt Outlook Shows `Skepticism'
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Citation Linkyoutube.comMillstein Says Privatization Needed for Infrastructure
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comTrump Has Very Little Clout on the Hill, Says Millstein
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comillstein Questions Long-Term Sustainability of Europe Debt
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comMillstein Says S&P U.S. Debt Outlook Shows `Skepticism'
Sep 17, 2017, 5:26 PM
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comMillstein Says Privatization Needed for Infrastructure
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