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 […]
July 24, 2018

Legal Financing 101

Legal Financing 101 Legal financing is known by many other terms. It also goes by litigation financing, litigation funding, professional funding, settlement funding, pre-settlement funding, third-party funding, legal funding and lawsuit loans. But they all mean the same thing: The mechanism or process through which litigants and law firms can finance litigation and legal costs through third […]