2021 speakers

Rebecca Berrebi

FOUNDER & CEO, AVENUE 33

Rebecca, Founder and CEO of Avenue 33, has worked in the business of litigation and special situations finance since 2016. Rebecca is a focused, commercially-minded problem-solver who understands today’s legal landscape and the financial realities of treating disputes as an asset. She has deep contacts and vast experience navigating legal, regulatory, enforcement, tax, capital markets and business concerns when structuring transactions, advising funds and investors on marketing and formulating strategies, leading to increased efficiency, cash savings and beneficial outcomes.  Her clients include litigation finance funds, special situations funds, commercial companies, and law firms.  She currently serves on the Advisory Board of Aventurine Capital Group, LLC.

Prior to working with Avenue 33, Rebecca was the Head of Corporate Affairs at a leading litigation/arbitration fund manager with over $2 billion AUM, overseeing dozens of actual and potential cross-border, complex litigation and arbitration finance transactions from inception, through investment management, until finalization. Rebecca has also served on several boards and committees of companies undergoing claims, including as the Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of Eco Oro Minerals Corp. (CSE: EOM). In addition to her litigation finance experience, Rebecca has also worked in communications and politics, and she has practiced law. She started her career after graduating from Duke University in the political affairs and public relations industry working at Edelman and a national political campaign. After attending law school at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, she practiced as a private equity M&A lawyer for several years at Kirkland & Ellis LLC before serving briefly as a consultant in the legal group of a global private equity fund.

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