Shearman And Sterling

Mark Shapiro is a Partner and Chairman of the Financial Restructuring & Insolvency group in New York and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.

Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Mark was Managing Director & Head of Restructuring at a multi-billion-dollar global hedge fund. In addition, Mark also spent 12 years as an investment banker and Head of Restructuring at Barclays and Lehman Brothers.  He has extensive experience as an investor, investment banker and law firm restructuring, financing and bankruptcy partner, working successfully on some of the most complex distressed situations in the US and internationally over his 30-year career.  He has successfully formed and led ad hoc creditor and equity holder committees in many distressed situations as well as worked on the company side of many large restructurings, and is known for finding creative and commercial solutions to complex problems.