Jim Loughlin

Jim Loughlin

Managing Director; Business Restructuring & Turnaround Services National Leader; BDO Consulting Group, LLC


BDO New York - Park Avenue Office



Executive Summary

James Loughlin is a nationally-recognized restructuring professional with 30 years of financial and operational restructuring experience working with distressed companies, senior lenders, and other creditors.

Jim has led nearly 200 engagements and has successfully restructured more than $75 billion of debt, including several large and complex cases in a variety of industry sectors, including retail & consumer products, healthcare, manufacturing & distribution, energy, media, and telecommunications. He has served as an expert witness providing court testimony on valuation, plan feasibility, executive compensation, and other financial matters.

He has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer for numerous corporations. The Turnaround Management Association awarded Jim the Turnaround of the Year Award for the work he did while serving as CRO of cellular phone company Independent Wireless One, which included successfully refinancing and restructuring $400 million of debt and full recovery to all creditors.

Jim is regularly sought after by business and industry media for his perspective on restructuring trends and the distressed sector. He is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) and former director of both the Turnaround Management Association and the Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals. Jim has served on numerous corporate boards and nonprofits such as Strake Jesuit College Prep and The Huntington Hospital.

Professional Affiliations

Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals
Turnaround Management Association


M.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
B.B.A., Southern Methodist University

Community Involvement

Strake Jesuit College Prep, Board member
The Huntington Hospital, Board member