Firm News

March 21, 2019
Law360’s Legal Industry Editorial Advisory Board

As it appeared in Law360 Law360 is pleased to announce the formation of its 2019 Legal Industry Editorial Advisory Board. The purpose of the editorial advisory board is to get feedback on Law360’s coverage and gain insight from experts in the field on how best to shape future coverage. The members of Law360’s 2019 Legal […]

March 4, 2019
Molly Pease Confirmed as Faculty for High Performance Counsel’s #ThinkTank

Curiam Capital Managing Director Molly Pease has been included as confirmed faculty for High Performance Counsel’s upcoming #ThinkTank sessions. Molly will be joined by some of the best minds in the legal business industry to participate in the upcoming sessions. The sessions, titled “The State of the Legal Industry – 2019 Quarterly Briefing Series,” will […]

February 11, 2019
Molly Pease to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Live Webcast

Curiam Capital Managing Director Molly Pease will be speaking at The Knowledge Group’s live webcast, entitled “Transforming Businesses with Litigation Finance: Tips and Strategies Uncovered!” on February 27, 2019. Molly will be joined by a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals who will help the audience understand the fundamentals of litigation finance. They will […]

December 7, 2018
Phillips Nizer Adds Richard Kaye as Partner

As it appeared on the National Law Journal And other announcements of recent hirings and promotions of New York attorneys. By Patricia Kane Phillips Nizer has added Richard Kaye as a partner. He joins from Ellenoff Grossman & Schole where he was chair of the litigation department and served as one of that firm’s managing […]

December 3, 2018
Anup Misra Joins Curiam Capital as Director with Focus on Intellectual Property-Related Litigation Finance

As it appeared in Litigation Finance Journal New York, NY, December 3, 2018 — Curiam Capital, a private investment firm that provides financing for high-value litigation, announced that Anup Misra has joined the firm as a Director to assist with underwriting financing opportunities related to intellectual property litigation. Misra, an experienced IP-litigator, will also work […]

November 29, 2018
Follow the Money: High Performance Counsel Interviews The Leadership Team of Curiam Capital LLC

As it appeared on High Performance Counsel WHO ARE YOU AND HOW DID YOU END UP IN THE LEGAL BUSINESS? J. ROSS WALLIN: Before co-founding Curiam, I worked as a litigator in New York for nearly two decades, first at two white shoe firms where I did mostly defense-side work, and later as a partner […]

November 21, 2018
Curiam Named in Alt Credit’s 12 for 2019

Alt Credit magazine named Curiam Capital one of the top 12 new credit funds for 2019 in its October 2018 issue. Founders Owen Cyrulnik and Ross Wallin launched the new litigation finance firm, Curiam Capital LLC, in February 2018 with financial backing from Bluecrest founder Michael Platt. Alt Credit commented: “Once a niche sector within […]

October 4, 2018
Burford Raises $250 M in 24 Hours, Litigation Funding Rolls On

As it appeared in Bloomberg Big Law Business By Stephanie Russell-Kraft – Bloomberg Law Burford Capital, the world’s largest litigation finance firm, announced this week that it had raised another $250 million in a span of just 24 hours, the latest sign that litigation funding is still booming. As Bloomberg Law reported in March, Big […]

July 16, 2018
Portfolio Finance as a Tool for Law Firm Business Development

In portfolio finance transactions, a litigation finance company provides capital to a firm, usually a law firm but sometimes a litigant, in exchange for a negotiated share in whatever proceeds the firm receives from a portfolio of cases. The cases in the portfolio typically are cross-collateralized, which means that the litigation finance company’s return comes […]

June 5, 2018
5 Myths About Litigation Finance

As it appeared in Above the Law Litigation finance is becoming more well-known and understood, but misconceptions still abound. By DAVID LAT If you’re not familiar with how litigation finance works, you should fix that — fast. Litigation finance is growing dramatically in popularity and importance, and both litigators and transactional attorneys need to understand […]