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.
January 15, 2020
Discovery and Disclosure Series: We discuss how bankruptcy cases prove to be the exception to the rule when it comes to disclosure of funding documents.
January 08, 2020
Gain insight on the benefits of litigation finance from a Managing Partner turned Investment Manager. Spotlight is on Stephanie Southwick, our newest addition to our SF office.
January 02, 2020
You may have won the battle, but not the war. Appellate funding can help claimants and firms monetize a trial court judgment while their case is pending appeal.
December 24, 2019
Bentham funds a whole range of entertainment-related claims, from breach of contract to copyright infringement to trade secrets and idea misappropriation matters. See how litigation finance can help your entertainment company manage your meritorious claims.
December 16, 2019
In this informative five-minute interview, The Deal’s Armie Lee sits down with Jim Batson, the head of Bentham IMF’s New York office for his take on developments within the commercial litigation finance industry.
November 20, 2019
Lengthy lawsuits and drawn out appeals can heighten emotional stress, financial costs, and litigation risks for lawyers and plaintiffs. Appeal Funding can help reduce these burdens, allowing parties to stay the course to reach an appropriate merits-based, rather than cost-driven, resolution.
November 13, 2019
Litigation funding offers benefits in Intellectual Property cases that cannot be achieved through traditional contingency arrangements, or through self-funding. We discuss how funding can provide patent lawyers a strategic advantage.
November 06, 2019
For companies seeking funding, an experienced funder can help assess the strength of litigation and provide connections and advice on counsel and experts that can help maximize recoveries.
October 23, 2019
In a large antitrust action, the question often arises of whether a possible class member should participate by remaining in the class or pursue its own action and opt out of the class action. There are benefits and costs associated with both approaches. Here, we analyze how companies should consider these issues and how litigation finance can help.
October 17, 2019
Not every company that seeks litigation financing does so because it lacks the resources to pursue elective litigation. Well-capitalized companies, can use litigation funding to help turn legal claims into valuable assets and, transforming the legal department into a contributor to corporate revenues and profits.