Lee Pacchia is a Managing Director in ICR’s Special Situations practice where he works on a range of corporate crises matters, with a focus on advising financially distressed businesses exploring strategic alternatives, restructuring or Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection where communication strategy, messaging and stakeholder outreach all play a critical role in preserving strategic optionality and business viability. Previously, Lee served as a senior executive at Traxi, a boutique restructuring advisory firm providing financial, operational and communications advisory services to companies in Crisis, Turnaround, Restructurings or Bankruptcy. Following completion of his law degree, Lee clerked for the U.S Bankruptcy Court before joining Bloomberg as a journalist covering bankruptcy and the legal industry where he also established a multimedia group within Bloomberg Law, a leading media platform in legal journalism. Lee earned a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University, a law degree from New York Law School and was admitted to the bar in New York and New Jersey.