July 11, 2017
For those looking to launch a litigation boutique firm, a primary concern is how to cover initial overhead expenses without personally acquiring mountains of debt. Here’s how portfolio funding can help.
July 06, 2017
Learn more about the ways that litigation finance can help management committees create value for their firms and clients
February 01, 2017
Outside counsel who integrate litigation funding into their pitches demonstrate a true understanding of the risks and costs of litigation and a cost-effective plan for remedying the legal challenges their clients face.
January 12, 2017
Bentham IMF’s New York Investment Managers and Legal Counsel, Dave Kerstein and Jim Batson explain how Bentham structures its financing deals to enable risk sharing while delivering simplicity, fairness, and transparency.
December 21, 2016
A jaw-dropping 59% of firms reported that “non-hourly” fee projects were as profitable or more profitable than standard hourly billing.
December 14, 2016
Litigation funding may provide an effective alternative to selling receivables for law firms looking to quickly improve cash flow, enhance profitability, and preserve future revenue.
December 07, 2016
Law firm portfolio funding is a form of litigation finance involving a third-party investment in several cases on which the same law firm has been engaged on a contingency basis.
November 02, 2016
Firms that are experiencing a slowdown may find value in litigation funding as a means of taking on high-risk cases.
October 05, 2016
There are ethical rules funders and lawyers must be mindful of that prevent a third party from directly influencing case strategy.
September 29, 2016
The results of Norton Rose Fulbright's 2016 Litigation Trends Annual Survey are in and show a rising trend in the use of Alternative Fee Arrangements.
September 26, 2016
Bentham IMF recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary in the United States on September 21, 2016 with a seminar co-hosted by Bloomberg BNA titled "Litigation Finance: Driving Law Firm Profitability."
September 21, 2016
For plaintiffs, the growing costs of e-discovery can cramp their attempt to gather evidence and ultimately endanger their ability to pursue worthwhile litigation.
September 14, 2016
Bentham IMF works with law firms to create litigation portfolios that allow firms to finance several clients’ cases at once.
September 13, 2016
In this week's blog on Prism Legal, Bentham's Dave Kerstein discusses the evolution of the litigation finance industry in the U.S. and discusses why law firms increasingly look to funding as a means to reduce risk.
September 07, 2016
Scorched earth tactics tend to occur in cases where a smaller business sues a larger, deep-pocketed defendant.
August 31, 2016
In the second of this two-part series in The State Bar of California's 'Big News for Solo and Small Firms,' L.A. Investment Manager David Gallagher discusses common ethical issues raised by practitioners over the use of litigation funding.
August 17, 2016
While each funder uses a unique set of criteria to assess the potential value of investing in a case, lawyers are likely to find similarities in the factors taken into consideration.
August 10, 2016
When lawyers become comfortable with explaining the intricacies of litigation funding, they become better counselors to their clients because they are able to present a broader array of options for financing a case.
July 25, 2016
While law firms have traditionally taken bank loans or used their own partner equity to cover expansion costs, litigation finance presents an appealing new option for a number of reasons.
July 07, 2016
Litigation funding for individual cases and law firm portfolios not only “enhances” attorney effort, but often makes that effort possible.