Alvarez & Marsal hires John Taylor as managing director in Los Angeles

03 June 2024 2 min. read
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Alvarez & Marsal, a global management consulting firm, has hired John Taylor as a Los Angeles-based managing director in its disputes & investigations (DI) practice.

Taylor brings more than 35 years of experience specializing in business and litigation consulting, including damages analyses and appraisal standards and practice. He has served as an expert witness on matters pertaining to minority-interest buyouts, bankruptcy proceedings, damages analysis, post-transaction disputes, and royalty and intellectual property disputes.

Taylor focuses on valuation of business entities and their equity instruments, IP, property, stock, business damages and lost profits, and strategic alternatives.

He joins Alvarez & Marsal from Houlihan Lokey, where he spent the last 16 years and served as managing director and global leader of the dispute resolution consulting and financial expert opinions practice. Before that, Taylor spent 9 years as president of JT Panglobal Consulting, a boutique financial and strategic advisory firm, and 13 years at Deloitte, where he was latterly national director valuation and realty consulting services.

Alvarez & Marsal hires John Taylor as managing director in Los Angeles

Taylor has a bachelor ‘s degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and is an accredited senior appraiser and certified management consultant.

“John’s appointment demonstrates DI’s commitment to helping clients find solutions that maximize value in complex disputes, while mitigating risk,” said Jerry Dent, managing director and Americas practice leader of Alvarez & Marsal’s disputes and investigations group. “Deepening our talent pool, expanding our regional services and broadening our sector expertise are bedrock DI strategies. John’s experience aligns closely with the firm’s operational heritage and results-driven mindset. His long track record of success speaks to his ability to help clients navigate regulatory change alongside economic uncertainties.”

Alvarez & Marsal recently welcomed Teal Reamer as a managing director in its talent organization & people (TOP) practice and Mark Sugrue as a senior director in its health system practice.