Global Conference 2011
Co-CEO, Houlihan Lokey
Jeffrey Werbalowsky is Houlihan Lokey's co-CEO and a senior managing director in the firm's Minneapolis office. He is also a member of Houlihan Lokey's Board of Directors and a vice chairman of the board of Fram Inc. As global co-director of the Financial Restructuring Group, which he co-founded in 1988, he has led many of the firm's largest restructuring engagements. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Werbalowsky was CEO of Cheviot Capital Corp., an investment firm whose transactions involved bankruptcy and distressed situations. Before that, he was a member of Levene and Eisenberg, and earlier, an associate with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he practiced law and specialized in bankruptcy, corporate reorganization and insolvency cases. He has testified as an expert witness on a variety of restructuring and distressed security issues. Werbalowsky earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Columbia University, where he was a Stone Scholar and an editor of the Columbia Law Review.