Joe leads Livingstone’s Special Situations practice, which helps clients develop, evaluate, and execute M&A, refinancing, and debt restructuring transactions across a variety of industries.

He has over 20 years of financial advisory experience with extensive transaction expertise, including section 363 sales, UCC Article 9 sales, federal receivership sales, assignments for the benefit of creditors, debt-for-equity swaps, and other negotiated balance sheet restructurings on behalf of his clients, including Maurice Sporting Goods, Cardiac Science, IPC International, Hartmarx Corporation, Tempel Steel Company, Robbins Bros. Corporation, Key Lime Cove Resort, Waterworks Holding Corp., American IronHorse Motorcycles, Inc., Budget Group, Inc., Kmart Corp., and UAL Corporation.

Before Livingstone, he was one of three founding members of William Blair’s Restructuring Group. He was also a Vice President with KPMG’s Corporate Recovery practice.  Joe is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor.


  • MBA, Georgetown University
  • BBA, University of Wisconsin