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The pay gap between male and female law partners is real. Litigation finance can help women close it.

In America’s law firms, women lawyers statistically earn less than their male peers. Indeed, every recent study of attorney compensation has identified a persistent pay gap between male and female law firm lawyers. Legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa’s 2020 Partner Compensation Survey showed that male partners out-earned female partners by 44%. While this... Read more...

Expanding Access to Funding for Asset Recovery Offshore

With insolvencies on the rise and the potential for abuse in connection with pandemic stimulus offerings, many see an influx of fraud claims on the horizon with victims lacking the resources to pursue their rights or recover assets moved or hidden offshore. Read more...

What Will Litigation Funding Look Like In 10 Years?

What do you think litigation funding in the United States will look like in 10 years? How will it be different than it is now? How should regulations evolve? Law360 Pulse posed those questions to thought leaders in the legal industry and received perspectives on how the future of litigation funding could look. Read more...

The Fundamentals, Functions, and Ethics of Litigation Finance

Claimholders and law firms in New York and across the country are using funding to achieve their legal and business goals. Here’s how it works. Click here to view this article as a PDF. By David J. Kerstein and William C. Marra You’ve probably received the call more times than you can remember. “I have... Read more...

Managing Legal Risk: A Case Study in the New Middle East

The historic Abraham Accords have launched a dramatic new era of commercial opportunity in the Middle East.  While prospects are brimming across a range of countries in the MENA region – including in Bahrain and Morocco, which have joined the regional normalization initiative – the match between Israel and the UAE, the two most advanced economies in the region, is particularly promising. Read more...

The Key Information a Funder Needs

How a case is first presented to a funder thus can mean the difference between an early rejection and a closer look. Find out what information is most useful to a funder when reviewing your case. Read more...