Understanding Litigation Finance

When lawyers are able to competently explain the intricacies of litigation funding, they become better counselors to their clients, as they are able to present a broader array of options for financing a case. Learn more below about how funding works.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. We urge claimholders to get advice from their lawyers on litigation funding.
September 18, 2019
Litigation is inherently unpredictable. We consider a few of the case developments that can affect funding relationships, how they might be handled, and the solutions that funders, claimants and their counsel typically adopt when a case takes a surprising turn.
September 11, 2019
With litigation funding, companies can ease shareholder fears about proactive litigation and leverage their claims to unlock the value of their litigation assets
September 04, 2019
Stevens & Lee bankruptcy specialist, Nicolas Kajon discusses how litigation finance benefits his clients and why law firms should build relationships with funders like Bentham.
August 28, 2019
For a small law firm—even one with deeply experienced talent and a proven record of success—it can be difficult to win a battle for litigation work against a BigLaw competitor. A litigation funder can help small, well-qualified firms level the competitive playing field with BigLaw.
August 21, 2019
Quinn Emanuel partner and patent litigator Steve Cherny discusses the ways his firm shares risk with clients, how litigation funding has affected Cherny's practice, and how funding is benefitting the legal system as a whole.
August 14, 2019
How valuable is your patent litigation claim? Quinn Emanuel partner and patent litigator Steve Cherny sat down with Bentham IMF investment manager Sarah Tsou to share his 30 years of knowledge and insights on the patent industry.
August 07, 2019
For insolvent companies with high-value claims, litigation financing can unlock capital to pay creditors or keep operations afloat.
July 31, 2019
In-house legal teams and their outside counsel are under ever-greater pressure to do more with less. We explain how a shift in strategy can help generals counsel continue to deliver results and even drive revenues despite budget cuts.
July 24, 2019
As we advance into the second half of 2019, three trends that have taken shape in recent years continue to propel growth of the litigation finance industry. We identify the trends below and discuss why they continue to matter in a sector bringing well-timed disruption to the legal services pricing model.
July 17, 2019
Litigation practice groups can yield predictable cash flows—even while taking matters on full contingency. We explain how portfolio financing makes it possible