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Aon’s Litigation Risk Group is the industry leader in providing bespoke litigation and contingent risk insurance policies for corporate, private equity, law firm, hedge fund, and litigation finance clients. Aon’s team of seasoned former litigators and investment bankers can provide single-case or portfolio-based insurance solutions that allow litigation finance firms to transfer risk, lock-in upside, lower capital costs, attract new investors, maximize capital deployment, and monetize investments. Aon is in the Business of Better Decisions.
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CAC Specialty’s Contingent & Litigation Risk Solutions Group is an integrated team of seasoned corporate litigators and senior investment bankers. Whether you are a litigation finance group, law firm, or corporate litigant, CAC’s industry-leading team can help you protect against downside litigation risk, lock in a core value to a legal asset, secure non-recourse financing to bring forward litigation proceeds, and decrease your cost of capital. CAC Specialty brings an innovative, proactive approach to insurance broking and structured solutions to solve your risk challenges – from the simple to the previously unsolvable.
Fabricant LLP is a dynamic IP litigation boutique with unparalleled success enforcing or defending patent infringement claims involving the most important and cutting-edge technologies. We are experts representing plaintiffs and defendants in all high-tech industries including, audio processing, smartphone, semiconductor, automotive, payments, computer hardware and software, LED displays and lights, GPS location services among many others. Fabricant LLP is regularly ranked among the most active U.S. law firms representing patent owners in the courts and before the PTAB where it has achieved win rates for defeating validity challenges far above the national average.
Among the first private investment firms dedicated to litigation finance, Longford Capital’s team of former partners from national law firms possesses the experience and relationships necessary to identify and invest in what we believe to be the strongest cases. The firm offers non-recourse capital solutions to law firms, public and private businesses, universities, government agencies, and other entities with $25 million to more than $2 billion in dispute. Facing strong demand, Longford has grown quickly. Now managing more than $1.2 billion, it is among the largest firms in the world and sees significant deal flow.
X Social Media is a digital advertising agency doing around 90 million a year in case acquisitions for law firms. We are 100% focused on Mass Torts clients and we have work with over 500 law firms. We have been in business since 2015. Jacob Malherbe our founder is a published author. First book came out in 2018 "The Facebook Effect For Lawyer" and the 2nd book in 2020 "A Lawyers Guide To Mass Torts". Our business model is cost +20% for straight advertising and We all sell qualified retainers to the clients criteria.
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Bridge Legal is a revolutionary tech stack that provides legal professionals with a user-friendly interface and a simple solution for case assembly with an investor suite to project portfolio value for litigation funders. We also offer a range of other services to optimize your business, including marketing, intake, retainers, and case workup. You can select these services as a bundle or choose them individually to improve your operations and maximize your marketing ROI.
Contingency Capital is a global asset management business that sponsors and manages legal assets-related investment funds. Contingency Capital is focused on a broad spectrum of legal assets including loans to law firms, portfolios of litigation, and distressed special situations investments where the primary driver is related to a legal, tax or regulatory process. The firm’s investment strategy combines litigation expertise with a fundamental credit approach to build diversified pools of legal assets and structures them to create non-binary outcomes with sustainable credit-like returns.
Crowell & Moring is an international law firm with operations in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia. Drawing on significant government, business, industry and legal experience, the firm helps clients capitalize on opportunities and provides creative solutions to complex litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and corporate and transactional issues. The firm is consistently recognized for its commitment to pro bono service as well as its programs and initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
Curiam Capital is a private investment firm that provides financing for high-value litigation. Curiam specializes in finding flexible and creative solutions that allow parties to hire the lawyers of their choice to pursue strong legal claims. The investment process with Curiam is thorough but straightforward and efficient. Curiam’s team has decades of experience working on some of the largest and most complex litigations in United States history.
Gerchen Capital Partners is a private investment manager dedicated to secondary transactions in legal assets. We provide law firms, companies, and other investment firms with innovative capital solutions related to complex litigation and arbitration. With access to vast resources, and more than a decade of experience investing in legal and regulatory risk, we pride ourselves on our ability to move with calculated speed to structure transactions that suit the needs of our clients.
Kerberos Capital Management is a boutique alternative asset manager. Kerberos’ flagship strategy is providing innovative capital solutions to law firms. The firm’s differentiated offerings leverage an extensive network of industry relationships, creative financing capabilities, broad credit structuring, and special situations expertise. Kerberos’ investment team is comprised of senior members from both the legal and private credit industries, including former principals of the world’s leading law firms and multi-billion dollar private credit funds. Kerberos was previously named one of the Top 3 Global Newcomers in private debt by Private Debt Investor magazine. Kerberos manages both separate accounts and pooled vehicles for institutional and high net worth investors worldwide.
Litigation Funding Advisers ("LFA") works with claim holders and law firms to obtain optimal funding solutions. Utilizing experience from the law firm buy side and litigation funder sell side, LFA runs an orderly process involving multiple capital sources to achieve the most favorable funding for each matter.
With 130 trial lawyers across offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Marshall (TX), New York, and Washington, D.C., McKool Smith is one of America’s leading trial firms. It has secured 14 nine-figure jury verdicts and 15 eight-figure jury verdicts, obtaining more VerdictSearch and The National Law Journal “Top 100 Verdicts” than any other law firm. The firm handles complex commercial litigation as well as intellectual property, bankruptcy, insurance recovery, and white collar defense matters.
MoloLamken is a law firm focused exclusively on representing clients in complex disputes. It handles civil, criminal, and regulatory matters, as well as appeals, across the United States. The firm’s clients span the globe. MoloLamken is involved in some of the most significant disputes of the day.
Pine Valley Capital Partners is a boutique private credit manager focused on post-settlement and late-stage litigation finance. We deploy senior corporate loans to law firms using their fees receivable from settlements as collateral. Our differentiated approach seeks to eliminate principal risk, manage timing risk, and provide top-caliber risk adjusted returns through creative and aligned investment structures.
With a firm focus on private capital, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP comprises legal advisers and commercial problem-solvers who combine exceptional experience, industry insight, integrated intelligence and commercial creativity to advise clients on investment management, corporate and transactional matters, and provide counsel on securities regulatory compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. The firm has offices in New York, Washington, DC and London.
Spencer Fane is a law firm where your business leaders work with our business leaders. We provide an unconventional approach to legal services geared toward protecting and advancing business and personal interests. Our clients are certain that their interests are our priority because they work with leaders – leaders who work decisively, execute with purpose, and understand the importance of flawless timing.
Westfleet Advisors is a full-service litigation finance advisory firm. With decades of experience in the litigation finance industry, our team provides claimants and their lawyers with independent guidance through all phases of the litigation fundraising process. Through our strong relationships with all of the reputable commercial litigation funders, we help clients navigate this opaque market, providing them peace of mind throughout these complex transactions.
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The D. E. Shaw group is a global investment and technology development firm with over $60 billion in investment and committed capital as of April 1, 2023. We have earned an international reputation for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of our staff.
Lumenci is the most preferred technology partner to law firms and litigation financiers in high-stakes patent litigation matters. With experience in over 175+ litigations across the US, EU, Brazil, China, and India, Lumenci has been part of $3B+ in verdicts and licensing deals. Lumenci specializes in finding the right assets to monetize and supports the monetization campaign from portfolio acquisition through trial.
Omni Bridgeway is the global leader in legal finance and risk management, providing dispute and litigation finance from case inception to post-judgment enforcement and recovery. Listed on the ASX, Omni Bridgeway operates from over 20 international locations.
Parabellum Capital is a leading financier of commercial and intellectual property litigation. Founded in 2012, its principals pioneered the commercial litigation funding market in the United States and remain on the forefront of shaping the asset class as the industry evolves. Parabellum’s team has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the commercial litigation arena, with a focus on structuring aligned transactions with claimholders and counsel.
Pretium is an alternative investment management firm with over $50 billion in assets under management focused on innovating in single-family real estate, residential credit and structured and corporate credit markets. Pretium’s investment strategy seeks to capitalize on disruptions in traditional markets and drive superior returns through a unique platform-oriented approach.
ARCHER Systems, LLC (“ARCHER”) is the leading provider of comprehensive litigation-related settlement solutions including pre-settlement support, claims administration, healthcare lien resolution, and qualified settlement fund administration services to law firms across the United States. We have a particular focus on applying pre and post-settlement expertise to a broad range of mass torts, including product liability, pharmaceutical, medical device, mass disaster, and toxic tort/exposure cases.
Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG) is a full service Marketing Agency made up of experts in Direct Response Marketing. We are committed to helping law firms leverage this experience in order to create the most successful legal marketing campaigns possible. Our services include, but are not limited to, creative messaging, media buying, tracking and optimization, call intake services, and performance-based reporting.
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Providing Certainty in the Uncertain World of Litigation. Certum Group’s full range of bespoke risk transfer solutions, coupled with our team’s expertise, can be utilized to mitigate the uncertainty of litigation. We are the leader in providing comprehensive risk transfer solutions, including litigation finance and contingent liability insurance solutions (i.e., capital protection, contingent fee / WIP, litigation buyout, judgment preservation, adverse judgment, and class action settlement insurance) that can be proactively deployed (alone or in combination) to help litigation funders, law firms, and litigants remove the financial volatility to clear the path to efficiency, gains, funding, and other beneficial outcomes.