By James Cohen
Lee Jason Goldberg is a Director at GLC Advisors & Co., LLC, an independent investment banking advisory firm in New York City. Lee has worked with companies and creditors on numerous assignments, both domestically and abroad, including bankruptcy reorganizations, out-of-court workouts, M&A, financing transactions, and recapitalizations. Lee was previously an Associate in the Business Finance & Restructuring group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he focused on company and creditor representations prior to and during chapter 11 cases. Following law school, Lee served as a law clerk for the Honorable Arthur J. Gonzalez at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Lee is an active lay leader at UJA-Federation of New York, including serving as Chair of UJAPride, its LGBTQ affinity group, and as a member of its Board of Directors, various committees, and Jewish Federations of North America’s National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC). Lee is NYLC’s Vice Chair for Inclusion and represents NYLC on the Young Professionals Council of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. Lee also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST), the world’s largest LGBTQ synagogue, the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp, the Board of Directors of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), the Steering Committee of the New York Jewish Coalition for Criminal Justice Reform, the Selfhelp NextGen Committee, and as Vice Chair of the NYC Metro Council of A Wider Bridge.
Lee graduated with a BA, cum laude, in Economics-Philosophy from Columbia University and a JD, cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he received the OUTLaws Alumni Award in connection with funding a scholarship to support LGBTQ Fordham Law students. Lee was born and raised in Wellesley, MA, and he and his Havanese, Georgie, volunteer as a therapy dog team with The Good Dog Foundation.