Brent Herlihy 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 in 2013, he has advised companies, creditors and sponsors in restructurings, special situations, financings, mergers and acquisitions. He has worked across numerous industries including retail, industrials, power and energy, shipping and telecom. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Herlihy worked as an investment banker at Lazard, providing M&A and corporate finance advice to consumer, food and retail clients. Mr. Herlihy received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a JD from Harvard Law School, where he graduated cum laude. Mr. Herlihy also received a BA in Politics from Princeton University, where he graduated cum laude.