Adam Schlesinger is a Managing Director in the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at PJT Partners, based in New York. Since joining PJT Partners’ predecessor firm Blackstone, Mr. Schlesinger has represented companies, creditors and other stakeholders in both in-court and out-of-court transactions. Examples of Mr. Schlesinger’s public assignments include Clearwire, Foresight Energy, James River Coal, First Energy, Molycorp, Patriot Coal, Sequa, W.R. Grace & Co. and Walter Energy. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Schlesinger worked as an Associate at Clarion Capital Partners, where he was involved in the sourcing, evaluation and execution of growth equity and leveraged buyout investments in a variety of industries. Prior to Clarion, Mr. Schlesinger was an Analyst at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. in the Technology, Media & Telecom group. Mr. Schlesinger received a BS in Economics and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated cum laude, and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.