About Us

Laura Rosenberg, CFA, CIRA, CDBV

Senior Vice President

Ms. Rosenberg is Senior Vice President of Fiduciary Counselors Inc. She has more than thirty years of experience in corporate finance and pensions, with a concentration in corporate restructurings, workout, and bankruptcies.

Ms. Rosenberg has served as a senior executive of Fiduciary Counselors Inc. since 2004. She is a member of the company’s Investment Committee and has served as the lead consultant on numerous client engagements including those related to company stock funds, prohibited transaction exemptions, performing and nonperforming real estate investments, and mergers & acquisitions of closely held companies. She also leads the firm’s valuation practice.

Ms. Rosenberg is a consultant on behalf of clients with defined benefit pension plans. She assists companies, creditors committees, and other applicable parties with pension plan terminations, pension funding issues, and potential Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) intervention in corporate transactions and bankruptcies. Ms. Rosenberg serves as an expert witness with respect to these issues.

With her extensive background in the distressed arena, Ms. Rosenberg serves as the firm’s appointee on creditors and equity committees.

Ms. Rosenberg joined Fiduciary Counselors in 2004 from the PBGC, where she served for twelve years. She was a manager in the Corporate Finance & Negotiations Department, where she was responsible for credit analysis and negotiations with major corporate pension plan sponsors in a wide range of industry sectors including aviation, automotive and steel.

Ms. Rosenberg was a principal architect of the PBGC’s Early Warning Program and successfully negotiated the restructuring of over $18 billion of pension debt in more than 100 transactions with major corporations both in and out of bankruptcy. She led PBGC’s negotiations to settle claims in numerous bankruptcies including TWA, United Airlines, US Airways, LTV Steel, Bethlehem Steel and Kaiser Aluminum, where the pension claim was often the largest creditor in the proceeding. Additionally, Ms. Rosenberg led PBGC’s involvement in the Northwest Airlines prohibited transaction exemption and minimum funding waiver request. She also served as PBGC’s appointee on creditors committees and as an expert witness in a key litigation case.

Prior to serving at PBGC, Ms. Rosenberg was the Capital Markets Manager and Cash Manager at MCI Communications Corporation, where she analyzed investment bankers’ capital structure proposals and managed the pension asset managers and pension asset allocations.

Ms. Rosenberg received her B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Maryland, her M.B.A. in Finance from The George Washington University and a Certificate in Government Affairs from Georgetown University. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), and holds a Certification in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV). Ms. Rosenberg teaches courses on pensions and valuations. She is a frequent author and speaker on financial and pension matters and is widely quoted as an expert in these subjects.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Laura Rosenberg
Senior Vice President
Fiduciary Counselors Inc.
One Metro Center
700 12th Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202) 558-5135
Email: laura.rosenberg@fiduciarycounselors.com
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