Samuel E. Star
- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
- T: +1 212 841 9368
- F: +1 212 841 9350
- Three Times Square
- 9th Floor
- New York, NY, 10036
- United States
- T: +1 212 247 1010
- F: +1 212 841 9350
- B.S., Accounting, University at Albany, New York
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP)
- American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
- Corporate Finance
- Creditor Rights, Relations & Negotiations
- Lender Advisory
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Retail & Consumer Products
- Financial Institutions
Samuel Star specializes in providing services to creditors in Chapter 11 and out-of-court workout situations. With more than 25 years in the restructuring business, Mr. Star has gained diverse industry experience, including airlines, automotive, chemicals, consumer products, energy and financial services. He is a leader in advising all types of creditor constituencies.
Chapter 11 and out-of-court restructuring cases that Mr. Star has been involved with include Abengoa US, Abitibi Bowater, Arcapita Bank, Avaya Restructuring, Caesars Entertainment, Cengage Learning, Cenveo Corporation, Dana Corporation, Dewey & LeBoeuf, Endeavour International, Graceway Pharmaceuticals, Gibson Brands, Harry & David, Hexion, Inc., Highland Capital Mgt., Horsehead, Journal Register Company, Lehman Brothers, Lionel, Momentive Performance, New Century Financial, Northwest Airlines, Optima Specialty Steel, PG&E Corporation, Reichhold Industries, SageCrest Finance, Sears, Smurfit Stone Container, Toys “R” Us, U.S. Airways, Vantage Drilling, Verity Health System and Visteon.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Star was a Managing Director at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance. Mr. Star has provided in-court testimony on various topics, including financing and plan confirmation issues. He is a frequent speaker for various organizations on matters impacting the rights of unsecured creditors.
Mr. Star holds a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York, Albany.