James R. PalczynskiPartner
James joined ICR in 2000 and has developed wide-ranging expertise across the field of strategic communications for a diverse range of industry verticals. He currently heads ICR’s diversified industrials team and is a senior advisor for both domestic and internationally domiciled companies at all stages of corporate development.
A sell-side analyst prior to joining ICR, James has served as a key strategic communications advisor for initial public offerings, transformational mergers and acquisitions, ongoing advisory assignments, and a range of crisis communications projects, including shareholder activism and hostile takeover defense.
James began his institutional capital markets career in equity research with Smith Barney Shearson and was recognized for four consecutive years as a member of an Institutional Investor All-America Research Team. Immediately prior to joining ICR, he was a senior analyst and managing director for Needham & Co. James holds a degree in Literature from the George Washington University.