Kathleen  Lauster

Kathleen Lauster

DLA LLC

Kathleen Lauster, CFA is a Managing Director at DLA, LLC and heads the Capital Advisory & Restructuring practice. She leads the DLA team in providing expert financial support and advising companies and creditors with strategies to unlock capital and maximize recoveries in distressed, restructuring, and special situations. DLA assists companies with their liability management, helps raise capital, and advises on the sale of their businesses. Additionally, DLA unlocks liquidity for private equity sponsors, providing tailored liquidity solutions to limited partners in secondary transactions.



Ms. Lauster has over 20 years of global financial services and commercial real estate experience, working for and advising firms in Europe and the U.S. with their capital raises, restructurings, asset management, and valuation.