Cynthia Nelson


Current Position

Sr. Managing Director
FTI Consulting
350 South Grand Ave.
Suite 3000
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Tel: 213-452-6026
Fax: 213-452-6099

Class: XXIII (2012)Circuit: Ninth


California State Polytechnic University Pomona, BS Urban Planning (1982)
University of Southern California, Master of Planning (1984); MBA (1984)

Professional Career

Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting (2002-)
Partner (2000-02); Manager/Senior Manager (1992-00), PricewaterhouseCoopers
Senior Associate, Jones Lang Wootton (1990-92)
Associate, Laventhol & Horwath (1985-92)
Development Assistant, Valencia Company (1983-85)


Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum: Immediate Past President (2011-12); President (2010-11); Vice President (2009-10); Program Director (2008-09); Board Member (2004-08)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)


"Recovery in US Homebuilding Sector is Likely to Take Several More Years," Daily Bankruptcy Review Apr 16, 2008 Co-author
"UnTill We Meet Again: Why the Till Decision Might Not Be the Last Word on Cramdown Interest Rates," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal Dec/Jan 2005 Co-author
"Are Film Exhibitors Heading for a Sequal?" Daily Bankruptcy Review - Small Cap Aug 10, 2005 Author
"2005 Bankruptcy Code Amendments: The 'Real' Story," CPA Expert Fall 2005 Co-author
"Now Playing at Theatres Everywhere: The Prisoners' Dilemma - How the Bankruptcy Process is Saving the Motion Picture Exhibitor Industry and One Company in Particular," Turnaround Management Spring 2002 Co-author