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Mitch Julis

From the Bronx to Beverly Hills: A Serendipitious Journey Through Finance

Apr 5, 2017 12:30PM to 01:30PM
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Room 101

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Restricted to Princeton University
Speaker(s): 
Mitch R, Julis '77 P19
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Department of Economics, Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance and the Bendheim Center for Finance

Gilbert Lecture 
From the Bronx to Beverly Hills: A Serendipitious Journey Through Finance
a luncheon and talk with hedge fund manager Mitchell R. Julis '77 P19

Mitchell R. Julis '77  is Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Canyon Partners, LLC. Mr. Julis is a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University (B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., honors). He received an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University of New York in 2011. Prior to forming Canyon, Mr. Julis directed a group of professionals responsible for a portfolio of distressed and special situation securities at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Prior to working at Drexel, he was a bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.

In 2014, Mr. Julis, along with co-founder Mr. Friedman, received Institutional Investor’s “Lifetime Achievement” Award. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Princeton University and the Advisory Council for the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a member of the Governing Board for The Institute for New Economic Thinking, the Asia Society Board of Trustees, the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute Advisory Council, and is a founding supporter of the Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School.