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LF Dealmakers Forum Brings Together Legal Funders, Lawyers, Academics and In-House Counsel

This past Wednesday and Thursday saw New York City play host to the 2nd annual LF Dealmakers Forum. Hosted by Wendy Chou, whose popular IP Dealmakers Forum served as a launchpad for a similar conference aimed at the litigation funding market, the sold out two-day event brought together industry experts and novices alike. Read the …

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The Law Firm Disrupted: Contingency as Currency?

Reed Oslan, one of the litigators behind Kirkland & Ellis’ new push into contingency work, said this week he views these cases as “currency” that could be traded for other discounts. They even could help dislodge the billable hour. What does he mean? Read the full article (Subscription Required)

Use Of 3rd-Party Litigation Financing By Cos. Likely To Grow

There will be a coming “explosive growth” in the use of commercial litigation finance by companies, not just to fund litigation but also to monetize claims, a panel of experts predicted Wednesday. At the opening session of the second annual Litigation Finance Dealmakers Forum in Manhattan, discussion was largely focused on the increasing role of …

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Coming Attractions: LF Dealmakers Forum 2019

The success of 2018’s Inaugural LF Dealmakers Forum quickly established itself as the “go-to” conference for the burgeoning field of litigation funding. This year’s event will land next week, September 18-19, in New York City. Read the full article

LF Dealmakers Forum in NYC Brings Together Funders, Lawyers & Investors (Part 2 of 2)

Last Monday and Tuesday, litigation funders, lawyers and investors convened at the Apella event space on East 29th Street in Manhattan for the inaugural LF Dealmakers Forum. This article will highlight the panel discussions at the conference (for a recap of the keynote speech delivered by Ashby Jones, Chief of the Legal Bureau at the Wall Street …

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A Peek Inside The Pipeline: How A Litigation Finance Deal Comes Together

Last week, I took a break from following all the news about the Kavanaugh nomination to attend the Inaugural LF Dealmakers Forum, the first in what I expect to be a series of major conferences focused on the rapidly growing field of litigation finance. The conference offered a wide range of programming as well as networking …

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LF Dealmakers Forum in NYC Brings Together Funders, Lawyers & Investors (Part 1 of 2)

This past Monday and Tuesday, litigation funders, lawyers and investors convened at the Apella event space on East 29th Street in Manhattan for the inaugural LF Dealmakers Forum. The event was hosted by Wendy Chou, whose annual IP Dealmakers Forum attracts a who’s who in the Intellectual Property space. Based on the event’s turnout, it’s likely …

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