George Putnam has edited The Turnaround Letter since its founding in 1986. He specializes in spotting undervalued opportunities in troubled companies, bankruptcies, and turnaround situations. Prior to starting The Turnaround Letter, Mr. Putnam practiced corporate, securities, and bankruptcy law with a large, national law firm. He first became interested in troubled companies when he worked on the bankruptcy of the Reading Railroad in the late 1970s. A nationally recognized expert in turnaround and bankruptcy investing, Mr. Putnam is frequently quoted in business publications such as Barron's, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and USA Today. He has appeared on a number of television networks including CNBC, CNNfn, Bloomberg, and PBS. Mr. Putnam holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a Master's from Harvard Business School.