Scott Kolbrenner JD

Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey

Scott Kolbrenner Mr. Kolbrenner is a Managing Director and heads Houlihan Lokey’s Engineering & Construction practice. He is based in the Los Angeles office. Mr. Kolbrenner’s recent transactions include sellside, buyside, financing, restructuring and strategic advisory engagements, as well as fair market value, ESOP, fairness and solvency opinions. Mr. Kolbrenner is a regular speaker at industry gatherings, including those sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Associated Builders & Contractors, Associated General Contractors, Construction Financial Managers Association, Engineering News-Record, McGraw-Hill Construction and many others. He was recently recognized by Investment Dealers’ Digest as a recipient of its “Forty Under Forty” award. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Kolbrenner was an associate in the asset securitization group of Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., where he was involved in structuring, marketing and executing medium- and short-term asset-backed securities transactions. Previously, he was an associate in the corporate department of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he focused on M&A, corporate finance and financial derivatives. Mr. Kolbrenner is the president of the Harvard Law School Alumni Association of Los Angeles and a Board member of both the Los Angeles chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and Hollygrove Family Services (a nonprofit agency serving abused and neglected children in Los Angeles). He is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, Golden West chapter. Mr. Kolbrenner graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and he earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School.