Joseph Sarachek is Founder and CEO of SLFAQ, LLC. Joe is one of the foremost authorities in the trading of privately held distressed debt. Mr. Sarachek is a renowned attorney and investment professional. He has 30 plus years in the distressed business working in all capacities involved with bankruptcy and distressed investments. He first published on trading in claims almost 30 years ago and is an Adjunct Professor at The Leonard Stern School of Business at New York University teaching classes on bankruptcy investing. He has lectured extensively at Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School, Cornell University, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Turnaround Management Association. He formed Triax Capital Advisors, an investment advisory firm specializing in bankruptcies, Balfour Investors, an investment firm focused on bankruptcies and turnarounds and prior to Balfour, he was a partner at the law firm of McDermott Will and Emery. Joe has a J.D. from New York Law School and a B.S. from Cornell University. Joe won the Turnaround of the Year award for his work as Bankruptcy Trustee of Agriprocessors, Inc. and recently won a Turnaround award from the M&A Advisor for Financials Turnaround of the Year.