Jamie O’Connell is a Partner in the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at PJT Partners, based in New York. He joined the group in 2004 and was a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone prior to the group’s spin-off to PJT in 2015. He has advised companies, boards, creditors, sponsors and public officials on a wide range of completed transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, special situation financings and restructurings involving over $85 billion of liabilities. Internationally, he has advised clients on matters in Asia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and South America. Since 2013, Mr. O’Connell has served as a guest lecturer at both Columbia Law School and Harvard Business School. He graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame and received an MBA with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.