Kevin Lavin is co-chair of the Corporate & Finance practice group within Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP. He represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies, and privately held and publicly traded corporations, in mergers and acquisitions and public securities offerings. His clients operate in many industries, but he has extensive experience in the government contracting, information technology services, telecom, and software sectors. Mr. Lavin regularly counsels boards of directors concerning fiduciary duties and compliance matters.  Mr. Lavin is active in Washington, D.C. charitable organizations.  He is a founding member of Capital For Children, which was founded by local private equity professionals in 2007 to improve the lives of children in the Washington, D.C.  He served on the board of the Sitar Arts Center from 2010 to 2016 and recently transitioned to Sitar’s Leadership Council.