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, assignments for the benefit of creditors, debt-for-equity swaps, and other negotiated balance sheet restructurings on behalf of his clients.

Prior to Livingstone, he was one of three founding members of William Blair’s Restructuring Group. He was also a Vice President at Mesirow Financial Consulting. Joe is a CPA and a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor.


  • MBA, Georgetown University
  • BBA, University of Wisconsin