Featured Events

October 17, 2017 Washington D.C.

American Bankruptcy Institute

Views from the Bench


In Attendance: Ken Epstein, Dave Kerstein
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October 23, 2017 Fort Worth, Texas

Turnaround Management Association

Annual Conference


In Attendance: Eric Chenoweth, Ken Epstein
For more information or to register, click here.
November 2, 2017 Philadelphia, PA

American Bankruptcy Institute

14th Annual Complex Financial Restructuring Program


In Attendance: Jim Batson, Ken Epstein
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November 30-December 2, 2017 Palm Springs, CA

American Bankruptcy Institute

Winter Leadership Conference

In Attendance: Allison Chock, Ken Epstein
For more information or to register, click here.
November 17, 2017 New York, NY

Fordham University School of Law

12th Annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation

In Attendance: Jim Batson, Dave Kerstein
For more information or to register, click here.
November 9, 2017 New York, NY

IP Counsel Café

New York City IP Conference & Dinner Event

In Attendance: Chris Young
Click here for more information.
November 3, 2017 Washington, D.C.

2017 NAPABA Convention

Panel: The Economics and Ethics of Litigation Funding

Panelist: Allison Chock In Attendance: Priya Pai
For more information or to register, click here.
October 12, 2017 Houston, Texas

Institute for Energy Law

7th Oilfield Services Law Conference

Eric Chenoweth, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel of Bentham IMF, will be a presenter during the session, Litigation: How to Effectively Manage Disputes in a Brave New World, at the upcoming 7th Oilfield Services Law Conference on October 12 at the Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel.

For more information or to register for the conference, please visit www.cailaw.org/iel

October 8-11, 2017 Las Vegas, Nevada

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

In Attendance: Ken Epstein, David Gallagher
For more information or to register, click here.
October 5-8, 2017 Carlsbad, CA

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

44th Annual Seminar

In Attendance: David Gallagher and Matthew Harrison
September 22-24, 2017 Sonoma, CA

San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association

2017 Annual Seminar

In Attendance: Matthew Harrison
September 19, 2017 New York, NY

ABA Law Practice Division Webinar

"Ethical Issues in Litigation Finance"

Panelist: Jim Batson, Investment Manager at Bentham IMF; Jonathan Weiss, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis
Register here
September 15, 2017 New York, NY

New York State Bar Association Seminar

Panelist: Jim Batson
Jim Batson will present a one hour seminar on Ethical Issues in Litigation Finance.

Click here to register.
September 14, 2017 Florham Park, NJ

New Jersey Law Journal Litigation Summit

"Litigation Funding as a Risk Sharing Tool"

Panelist: Jim Batson, Investment Manager at Bentham IMF; Dave Kerstein, Investment Manager at Bentham IMF
For more information, or to register, click here.
September 13, 2017 New York, NY

New York Law Journal Litigation Summit

"Litigation Funding as a Risk Sharing Tool"

Panelist: Jim Batson, Investment Manager at Bentham IMF; Dave Kerstein, Investment Manager at Bentham IMF
For more information, or to register, click here.
September 8, 2017 Denver, CO

SCG Legal 2017 Annual Meeting

Panelist: Jim Batson
Jim Batson will participate in a panel discussion, addressing the topic of utilizing litigation financing methodologies to develop new business opportunities.

Register today!
September 7-9, 2017 San Diego, CA

ABI: 2017 Southwest Bankruptcy Conference

Panelist: David Gallagher
David Gallagher will participate on a panel discussion about litigation funding.
July 12, 2017 San Francisco, CA

Bar Association of San Francisco CLE: Developments on Ethics & Disclosure of Litigation Finance

"Show Me the Money!"

Panelist: Matthew Harrison
For more information, click here.
June 22, 2017 Webinar: 12:00-2:00 PM CT

Litigation Financing: Ethics & Opportunities

Panelist: Allison Chock
This webinar, hosted by The National Association of Legal Fee Analysis (NALFA), will feature a panel discussion on the ethical issues that arise when using litigation finance as well as the opportunities available to your firm or company when choosing to utilize funding.
June 21, 2017 New York City

New York City Bar Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization

Panelist: Dave Kerstein


Dave Kerstein will join James Moore, Of Counsel at Morgan Lewis LLP, for a presentation to the committee about the growth of litigation funding in bankruptcy.

May 25, 2017 Webinar: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM ET

Commercial Litigation Finance: A Primer For Counsel and Clients

Panelist: Dave Kerstein

This webinar hosted by Clear Law Institute will provide an overview of the basics of litigation finance.

Click here to register.  Receive a 35% discount by using the promo code: SPKR35.

May 17, 2017 Chicago, IL

5th Annual LMA P3 Conference

Speaker: Gretchen Koehler

At the 5th Annual Legal Marketing Association P3 Conference in May, Gretchen Koehler will present on Litigation Finance: A Powerful Driver for Client Value and Law Firm Profitability.

Register here.
May 1, 2017 New York

Class Action Money & Ethics Conference

Panelist: Jim Batson

This conference is hosted by Beard Group and will be held at The Harmonie Club, located at 4 East 60th Street in Midtown Manhattan. 

Investment Manager Jim Batson will speak on a panel entitled "Evaluating Economic Outcomes and Ethical Considerations in Litigation Financing."

Click here to register.


April 30-May 2, 2017 Miami Beach, FL

15th Annual Offshore Alert Conference

Panelist: Ralph Sutton
On May 1, 2017, Ralph J. Sutton will participate in a panel discussion entitled “How Litigation Funding Is Shaking Up The Legal Industry

Click here to register

April 20-23, 2017 Washington, DC

American Bankruptcy Institute Spring Meeting

In Attendance: Dave Kerstein, Gretchen Koehler



For more information or to register, click here.

 
April 20-21, 2017 San Francisco, CA

American Law Institute CLE: Commercial Lending Today

Panelist: Matthew Harrison, Investment Manager

 

Keep current on the critical developments in commercial lending and their impact on your practice! Attend this nationally recognized program to hear the latest from a stellar national faculty with unparalleled experience developing new laws and guiding major clients through some of the most compelling transactions and controversies in the industry.

 

Click here to register.
March 27, 2017 Philadelphia, PA

Contemporary Issues & Emerging Trends in International Arbitration

Third party funding in International Arbitration

Panelist: Dave Kerstein
This conference is hosted by Penn Law’s International Arbitration Association.

Bentham IMF Investment Manager Dave Kerstein will participate in a panel discussion titled "Conflict of interest in International Arbitration in the context of third party funding."

Click here to register.
March 17-19, 2017 Miami, FL

SCG Spring Meeting

In Attendance: Ralph Sutton, Gretchen Koehler
March 8-10, 2017 New Orleans, LA

ABA: 2017 Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference

Panelist: Allison Chock In Attendance: Eric Chenoweth
March 8, 2017 New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Assoc. - Construction Law Section CLE

Litigation Funding: What Lawyers and Their Clients Need to Know

Panelist: Jim Batson
Register here for the NJSBA's CLE event where Jim Batson will discuss ethical and professional responsibility issues to be aware of when seeking litigation funding for your client or your firm.
March 4, 2017 Miami, FL

ALFA International Client Seminar

Show Me the Money!

Panelist: Matt Harrison, Investment Manager Panelists – who include both providers and users of litigation funding – will discuss how this influx of money is changing the dynamics of litigation against businesses and between businesses.
March 1-3, 2017 Chicago, IL

Legal Practice & Risk Management Conference

Panelist: Jim Batson
On March 2, 2017, Jim Batson will participate in the panel discussion "Winning the Arms Race in Big Civil Cases - the Upside and Downside of Litigation Finance."

Register here.
February 18, 2017 Orlando

The New Frontier: The Rise and Impact of Third Party Litigation Financing

ABA Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar

Panelist: Dave Kerstein
February 16, 2017 Boston, MA

Harvard Association for Law and Business

Funding International Arbitration

Panelist: Dave Kerstein
November 16-17, 2016 Chicago, IL

Northwestern Law's Complex Litigation Symposium

Panelist: Allison Chock
November 4, 2016 San Diego, CA

2016 NAPABA Convention

Going Global: Litigation Finance Facilitates Access to Justice Worldwide

Panelist: Allison Chock In Attendance: Kelly Sze
October 27, 2016 Los Angeles, CA

Bloomberg BNA Big Law Summit West

Panelist: David Gallagher, Investment Manager In Attendance: Allison Chock, John Harabedian, Kelly Sze
October 25-26, 2016 The Warwick, New York

In-House Innovates East

Litigation Finance: Lowering the Cost of Doing Business

Panelist: Dave Kerstein Register today!
October 19, 2016 Amelia Island, FL

Litigation Counsel of America (LCA)

2016 Fall Conference and Celebration of Fellows

Panelist: Jim Batson, Investment Manager
October 16, 2016 San Francisco, CA

Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

2016 Annual Meeting

Panelist: Matt Harrison, Investment Manager In Attendance: Allison Chock, David Gallagher, Priya Pai
October 14, 2016 New York, NY

Fordham University School of Law 11th Annual International Arbitration and Mediation Conference

Panelist: Ralph J. Sutton In Attendance: David Kerstein, James Batson, Julia Gewolb
October 5, 2016 Houston, TX

Texas Lawyer In-House CLE

What In-House Counsel Need to Know About Litigation Funding

Panelist: Dave Kerstein, Investment Manager Register today!

 
October 5-9, 2016 Maui, HI

ABTL Annual Meeting

In Attendance: Allison Chock, Matt Harrison, David Gallagher
October 5, 2016 Webinar by Lawline

Ethical Issues in Litigation Finance

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Panelist: Jim Batson, Investment Manager; Evan Fried, Principal at Greybridge Capital LLC
Register today! 
https://www.lawline.com/course/ethical-issues-in-litigation-finance-webcast
September 28, 2016 Los Angeles, CA

LA County Bar Association

Litigation Financing - Practical and Ethical Issues for Antitrust, Unfair Competition, and Complex Litigation

Panelist: David Gallagher, Bentham IMF In Attendance: John Harabedian, Kelly Sze
September 21, 2016 New York

Bentham IMF/Bloomberg BNA Big Law Insights on Litigation Finance

Litigation Finance: Driving Law Firm Profitability

Panelist: Allison Chock, Bentham IMF; Reed Oslan, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Click to register: http://www.bna.com/Litigation-Financing/

September 15, 2016 Boston, MA

SCG Legal 2016 Annual Meeting

Panelist: Jim Batson, Investment Manager
September 15, 2016 Seattle, WA

Seattle IP Inn of Court

Introduction to Litigation Funding

Panelist: Matt Harrison
September 14, 2016 San Francisco and Los Angeles

American Arbitration Association

The Ethics of Commercial Litigation Finance

Panelist: Matt Harrison, Priya Pai In Attendance: David Gallagher
June 28, 2016 Palo Alto, CA

Benchmark Women in Litigation Forum

In Attendance: Priya Pai, Legal Counsel
June 24, 2016 The Union League Club, New York, NY

New York Law Journal Litigation Summit

Litigation Funding for Firm Expansion and Growth

Panelist: August Matteis, Jr., Partner at Weisbrod, Matteis & Copley LLP; Dave Kerstein, Investment Manager at Bentham IMF Moderator:  Julie Triedman of The American Lawyer 

Sign up for complimentary registration to this event!
June 9, 2016 New York, NY

Bloomberg BNA

Big Law Business Summit 2016

Panelist: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer
May 22-25, 2016 Los Angeles, CA

ALA Annual Conference & Expo

Panelist: David Gallagher, Investment Manager
May 18, 2016 Santa Clara, CA

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

Celebration of Justice Dinner

In Attendance: Matt Harrison, Investment Manager
April 20-22, 2016 Scottsdale, AZ

Litigation Counsel of America - Spring Conference

In Attendance: Jim Batson, Investment Manager
April 13-15, 2016 Ritz Carlton: Chicago, IL

2016 Section of Litigation Annual Conference

In Attendance: Jim Batson, Investment Manager; Dave Kerstein, Investment Manager
April 11, 2016 Austin, TX

Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference

In Attendance: Gretchen Koehler, Chief Marketing Officer
April 8-10, 2016 Napa, California

Northern District of California Judicial Conference

“Show Me the Money: Does Litigation Funding Change the Playing Field for Litigation?”

Panelist: Matt Harrison, Investment Manager
April 6, 2016 Hilton Doubletree, Los Angeles, CA

LACBA - Trial Practice Inn of Court Meeting

CLE Program: Anti-Slapp/Malicious Prosecution

In Attendance: Allison Chock, Investment Manager; David Gallagher, Investment Manager; Kelly Sze, Legal Counsel
March 29, 2016 New York, NY

ALM - Litigation Department of the Year Awards

In Attendance: Ralph Sutton, Investment Manager; Jim Batson, Investment Manager; Dave Kerstein, Investment Manager; Gretchen Koehler, Chief Marketing Officer
Jan 22, 2016, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Park City, Utah

ABA: Environmental, Mass Torts & Products Liability Litigation Committees' Joint CLE Seminar

"The Business of Mass Torts Litigation"

Panelist: Allison Chock, Investment Manager In Attendance: David Gallagher, Investment Manager
January 21, 2016 Glendale, CA

CLE Seminar: Commercial Litigation Finance - 2015 Year in Review

Panelist: Kelly Sze, Legal Counsel
January 20, 2016 Los Angeles, CA

CLE Seminar: The Ethics of Commercial Litigation Finance

Panelist: David Gallagher, Investment Manager In Attendance: Kelly Sze, Legal Counsel
January 19, 2016 Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco, CA

Association of Business Trial Lawyers - Northern California Chapter

"Show Me the Money"

Panelist: Allison Chock, Investment Manager In Attendance: Matt Harrison, Investment Manager; Priya Pai, Legal Counsel
Nov 19, 2015, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m Los Angeles, CA

Panel discussion on Litigation Funding presented by The Harvard Law School Association and Bentham IMF

Moderated by: David Houston, Editor of the Los Angeles Daily Journal; and featuring Professor Byron Stier of Southwestern Law School; Steven Garber of the RAND Corporation, and David Gallagher of Bentham IMF.  Non-Harvard grads are very welcome to attend (just put "N/A" for degree and year when registering). 
Nov 11-13, 2015 Chicago, IL

American Bar Association Conference, Women of the Section of Litigation

In Attendance: Allison Chock, Investment Manager; Julia Gewolb, Legal Counsel; Priya Pai, Legal Counsel.
October 7 – 9, 2015 Charleston, SC

Litigation Counsel of America Fall Conference and Celebration of Fellows

In Attendance: Jim Batson, Investment Manager and David Gallagher, Investment Manager.  
October 1 - 4, 2015 Ojai, CA

Association of Business Trial Lawyers, 42nd Annual Seminar

"Show Me the Money"

Panelist: Allison Chock, Investment Manager In Attendance: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer, David Gallagher, Investment Manager, and Matt Harrison, Investment Manager.  
September 11, 2015 Vancouver, BC

State Capital Group ("SCG") Annual Meeting

"Using Commercial Litigation Funding to Generate Business and Increase Law Firm Profitability."

Speakers: Jim Batson, Senior Investment Manager; Allison Chock, Senior Investment Manager.
June 9, 2015 Chicago, IL

Legal Marketing Association P3 Conference

"More Ways to Win: Using Litigation Finance to Facilitate Lucrative Engagements and Expand Capacity for AFAs."

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
June 1, 2015 Arlington, VA

George Mason Law School Judicial Education Program’s Ninth Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues

"Third Party Litigation Financing."

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.
May 14, 2015 New York, NY

IP Finance 2015 Conference

"The New Business of Litigation Finance."

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
May 11, 2015 New York, NY

American Bar Association conference

"The Globalisation of Securities Cases" program

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
April 15, 2015 Newport Beach, CA

Litigation Counsel of America Spring Conference and Celebration of Fellows/Intellectual Property Institute

"Alternative Fee Agreements in Intellectual Property Cases."

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
April 6, 2015 University Park, FL

Florida International University School of Law

Speakers: Jim Batson, Investment Manager, Bentham IMF, and Ianika Tzankova, General Counsel, Bentham Europe.
March 25, 2015 San Francisco, CA

Thomson-Reuters 2nd Annual West Coast Legal Executive Forum

"Open Coffers: The Growth of Litigation Funding in Law Firm Financial Planning."

Speaker: Allison Chock, Investment Manager.
March 21, 2015 Miami, FL

State Capital Group ("SCG") Spring Meeting

"Accelerate Profits and Reduce Risk: New Tools for Firm Success."

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
March 10, 2015 New York, NY

New York Intellectual Property Association CLE

"Keeping It Profitable: Creating and Managing Alternative Fee Agreements in IP Cases."

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
February 18, 2015 Los Angeles, CA

Beverly Hills Bar Association Litigation Awards Dinner

Bronze Sponsor

In Attendance: Allison Chock and Jim Batson, Investment Managers, and Kelly Sze, Legal Counsel.  
January 23, 2015 Key Largo, FL

Intellectual Property Institute's Winter Program

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
Dec 26, 2014, 4.30pm EST live cable news program

CNBC's Closing Bell

"The 'Market' for Lawsuits."

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
October 30, 2014 New York, NY

Practicing Law Institute (PLI)

"Accessing Justice: Ethics and Lawsuit Financing in a New Era”. (Webcast at 1.00pm EST)

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
October 9, 2014 New York, NY

ISS Securities Class Action Seminar

"Global Trends in Securities Class Actions"

Speaker: Jim Batson, Investment Manager.
August 27, 2014 San Francisco, CA

Northern California International Arbitration Club

“Third Party Funding in International Arbitration”

Speakers: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer, and Allison Chock, Investment Manager.
May 2, 2014 Miami, FL

JAMS Owners Meeting

“An Overview of Litigation Finance"

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.
April 8, 2014 Miami, FL

International Council for Commercial Arbitration Congress

“The Queen Mary Task Force on Litigation Funding”

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.
March 11, 2014 Los Angeles, CA

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

“Litigation Financing: What Your Clients Need to Know About This New Trend”

Speaker: Allison Chock, Investment Manager.
February 20, 2014 Los Angeles, CA

Chancery Club of Los Angeles

“Financing Litigation”

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.
January 23, 2014 Palo Alto, CA

Bentham IMF & Stanford Center on the Legal Profession Roundtable

“Third Party Financing of Commercial Litigation: Current Status and Issues”

Speakers: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer, Allison Chock, Investment Manager, and Charlie Gollow, Managing Director.
December 3, 2013 Palo Alto, CA

Stanford University Law School

“Litigation Finance in the U.S.”

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.
September 17, 2013 New York, NY

Bentham IMF Roundtable

“Litigation Funding: Key Issues and Best Practices”

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.
July 2, 2013 Windsor, ON

Commercial Litigation Funding Conference

“Access to Justice”

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.
April 25, 2013 Chicago, IL

American Bar Association Litigation Section Annual Meeting

“A Panacea or a Plague: Third Party Funding in Complex Commercial and Investment Disputes”

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.
February 9, 2013 Miami, FL

International Association of Defence Counsel

2013 Mid Year Meeting on Litigation Finance

Speaker: Ralph Sutton, Chief Investment Officer.