May 31, 2019
litigation finance

Taking litigation funding is a wise option – why?

Litigation finance, also called litigation funding is the provision of capital to a law firm or claimant in exchange for a portion of the compensation from the successful litigation or arbitration. The key feature of this finance is that the recourse is generally limited to the proceeds of the litigation […]
September 6, 2018

New York City Bar Association on Fee-Sharing

New York City Bar Association on Fee-Sharing Recently, the NYC Bar Association has issued an opinion about litigation funders fee-sharing. The question they posed was, “May a lawyer enter into a financing agreement with a litigation funder, a nonlawyer, under which the lawyer’s future payments to the funder are contingent […]
July 25, 2018

Litigation financing: A trend driven by need

Litigation financing: A trend driven by need Several recent announcements and articles in business and legal publications show that the litigation financing industry is getting stronger every day. Canada and Asia and Ireland are beginning to see large investments in law firms as well. Quite a few prominent Biglaw bankers […]
July 25, 2018

How Safe Is Plaintiff Pre-Settlement Funding?

How Safe Is Plaintiff Pre-Settlement Funding? Following the recent piece by Michael Batnick, Director of Research at Ritholtz Wealth Management, legal funding has had to combat a few unsavory rumors. It isn’t a secret that the industry suffers from a bad reputation.The question is why and what can we do […]