Meet The Team

Steven B. Smith

Senior Consultant

JND Corporate Restructuring

Steve joins the JND Corporate Restructuring team as a Senior Consultant after nearly two decades of experience working as a corporate restructuring attorney at some of the leading bankruptcy firms in the industry, including Brown Rudnick and Dechert. During his legal career, Steve was intimately involved in some of the largest chapter 11 cases ever filed including, among others, Energy Future Holdings, Global Crossing, American Safety Razor, Visteon, Exide Technologies, XO Communications and Lyondell.

Steve was recognized for his bankruptcy work by being selected to the New York City Super Lawyers list in 2011, and again in 2013-2015. Through his extensive broad corporate restructuring experience, Steve is well positioned to leverage his consultative approach to build and maintain relationships with an emphasis on outstanding client service and a commitment to excellence.

Steve is a member of the NYC Bar Association Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Committee, the UJA Bankruptcy and Reorganization Next Generation Committee, the NYC Bankruptcy Assistance Project Steering Committee, the Barry L. Zaretsky Roundtable Steering Committee, the Board of Editors for The Bankruptcy Strategist, and the Strafford Bankruptcy Law Advisory Board. Steve is also a member of the NYC Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Turnaround Management Association, and the New York Institute of Credit.

Steve earned his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School and his undergraduate bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University.

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