Kevin Lavin is the global co-leader of the FTI Consulting Corporate Finance/Restructuring (“CF/R”) practice. The CF/R practice has approximately 1,000 colleagues and more than $400 million in revenues worldwide. He is also a member of the firm’s executive committee.
Mr. Lavin has more than 30 years of business consulting experience, including more than 25 years of experience advising the C-suite, board of directors and creditor constituencies of underperforming companies. Mr. Lavin has played a key role in the turnaround and/or restructuring of over 150 companies around the globe and across a broad range of industries. He has also served in interim management roles as CEO, COO, CFO and CRO.
Developing solutions in complex corporate restructurings and reorganizations for underperforming companies is a hallmark of Mr. Lavin’s background. Mr. Lavin is known for leading strategic efforts and bringing together disparate stakeholder groups in challenging environments.
Among his extensive experience, Mr. Lavin has played a leading role in many of the largest restructurings around the globe, including MF Global, Lehman Brothers, LyondellBasell, Centro Properties Group, ResCap, and Global Crossing. Other notable cases centered in the Americas that Mr. Lavin has held principal responsibilities include CIT, General Growth Properties, Extended Stay Hotels, City of Philadelphia, CBASS, as well as several large, monoline insurance companies.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Lavin was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and, before that, Mr. Lavin worked for a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in assisting troubled companies and their creditors. He also worked at a broker-dealer and was the financial and operations principal and previously held registered license 27. Mr. Lavin started his career at Deloitte & Touche, where he performed audits and special projects primarily for large publicly held companies.
Mr. Lavin serves on the board of inMotion, a provider of pro-bono legal representation to low-income women and children for a variety of family law matters, including child support and domestic violence cases. He also serves on the board and heads the Finance Committee of the China Institute, which advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, business and art.