2021 speakers

Charles Schmerler

HEAD OF LITIGATION FINANCE, PRETIUM PARTNERS

Charles D. Schmerler is Senior Managing Director and Head of Litigation Finance at Pretium Partners, a $25 billion asset management firm based in New York.  Before joining Pretium, he was a litigation partner at the global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, where he was involved in litigation finance for over a decade.  Mr. Schmerler served as a member of the nine person American Bar Association 20/20 Ethics Commission working group on alternative litigation finance that drafted the ABA’s 2012 white paper on litigation funding.  He has spoken and published frequently on litigation finance and is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Center on Civil Litigation at NYU Law School’s litigation finance library.  He is the author of a treatise on international insolvency and restructuring and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. 

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