Law firms often walk a precarious financial line, balancing the potential for large settlements or judgments in the future against the time and expense needed to build a winning case. Discerning law firms know how to leverage pre-settlement funding to support current litigation and firm health and growth. Collateralizing winning cases before they’re resolved allows
Cash flow limitations constrain law firms and prevent the realization of full business potential.
Law firms of all sizes and specialties struggle with financial constraints due to inadequate access to working capital.
International arbitration provides a time-tested forum to resolve contractual disputes between entities in different countries.
Plaintiffs asserting claims against big business face an uphill battle. Cases involving commercial litigation, patent claims, antitrust and competition claims and more often present a David-and-Goliath scenario. Adding to that the typical contingency fee arrangement in plaintiff cases, many law firms struggle financially to see meritorious cases through. But there is an answer to that
The buying and selling of lawsuits—a decade-old practice in the U.S. known as litigation finance—continues to expand. Consider Pierce Sergenian, a six-lawyer trial boutique started this year by John Pierce and David Sergenian, refugees from the litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. The new firm already has an impressive array of contingency-fee cases, where