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Apella Event Space, 450 East 29th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10016

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Event Date Mon Sep 17 EDT - Tue Sep 18 EDT (about 3 years ago)
Location Apella Event Space
450 East 29th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10016
Region Americas

Ambitious executives are vying for seats at the exclusive LF Dealmakers Forum, which is causing a stir in the fast-changing world of litigation finance. Based on the successful IP Dealmakers Forum, the event is a space for thought leaders and experts in litigation finance to discuss innovative trends with just 200 pre-approved attendees.


2018 Speakers

Ashby Jones
The Wall Street Journal
Chief, The Wall Street Journal's Law Bureau

Charles Agee
Founder and CEO, Westfleet Advisors

James Batson
Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Bentham IMF

Mark Beckett
Partner, Cooley

James Blick
The Judge, Principal

Amal Bouchenaki
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Lee Buchwald
Founder and President, Buchwald Capital Advisors

Julian Burns King
Partner, King & Siegel

Cindy Chen Delano
Senior Legal Analyst, White Box Advisors

Redvers Cunningham
CEO, Thomas Miller

Alexandra Dosman
Managing Director, Vannin Capital

Ken Epstein
Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Bentham IMF

Fred Fabricant
Partner & Head of IP Litigation, Brown Rudnick

Igor Fuks
Managing Principal, Halcyon Capital Management

Brendan Gardiner
Chief Litigation & Regulatory Counsel, Archer Daniels Midland

Alan Guy
Managing Director, Vannin Capital

Markus Hartmann
General Counsel, North America, Sandoz

Nicholas Kajon
Co-Chair, Bankruptcy, Stevens & Lee

David Kinnear
CEO, High Performance Counsel

Marek Krasula
Counsel, International Court of Arbitration

Zachary Krug
Senior Investment Officer, Woodsford

Andrew Langhoff
Managing Director, Red Bridges Advisors

Matt Larson
Litigation Analyst, Bloomberg

Sarah Lieber
Senior Vice President, Litigation Funding and Special Situations Group, Jefferies

Jonas McDavit
Partner, Desmarais

David Mess
Director of Commercialization Strategy, The Ohio State University

Gary Miller
Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Douglas Nash
Chair, IP Litigation, Barclay Damon

Michael Nicolas
Co-Founder & Managing Director, Longford Capital

Fatih Ozluturk
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Soryn Capital

Changhae Park
VP, IP Monetization, NXP Semiconductors

David Perla
Managing Director, Burford Capital

Victoria Sahani
Associate Professor of Law, Arizona State University

Richard Schirtzer
Head of Complex Litigation, Quinn Emanuel

Charles Schmerler
Member, ABA Working Group on ALF & Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Anthony Sebok
Professor of Law, Cardozo Law

Emily Slater
Managing Director, Burford Capital

Peter Snell
Member, Mintz Levin

Rachel Stern
SVP Strategic Resources & General Counsel, FactSet

Ralph Sutton
CEO, Validity

J. Ross Wallin
Co-founder and Managing Principal, Curiam Capital

Boaz Weinstein
Principal, Lake Whillans

Boris Ziser
Partner & Co-head of Structure, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors & Partners


• Burford Capital


• Longford Capital
• Vannin Capital


• Bentam Imf
• Brown Rudnick
• Curiam
• Validity


• Schutle Roth & Zabel


• Global Legal Insight
• High Performance Counsel
• Litigation Finance Journal