In this practical course, presented by Edward Reilly of Themis Legal Capital, you will learn the basics of commercial litigation funding and develop an understanding of the ins and outs of the litigation funding process. Upon completion of this course you will have the confidence to educate your clients on how litigation financing can be used to their benefit and to advise your clients as they navigate the litigation funding process.
Before co-founding Themis Legal Capital, Ed Reilly was a corporate partner with several international law firms, including Goodwin Procter; Morgan Lewis & Bokius and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & McRae. Over the course of his career, he represented corporations and financial sponsors including prominent venture capital, mezzanine, private equity and hedge funds for more than 30 years. Ed routinely acted as his clients’ de facto general counsel and advised them on a broad spectrum of issues ranging from the prosecution, defense and resolution of litigation and pre-litigation disputes to the structuring and closing of innovative financial transactions. During his tenure in private practice, Ed enjoyed leadership roles including rotations as a managing partner of a growing regional office, a member of a firm-wide administrative committee and the head of a firm’s international private equity initiative. Since 2012 Ed has immersed himself in the Claim Based Funding business developing a sourcing network, collaborating on case evaluation and transaction structuring with established and emerging fund managers and contributing to academic efforts to promote best practices in the field. Ed is admitted to the bar in New York, Connecticut and the District of Columbia. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the Columbia University School of Law.
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