January 6, 2021
Curiam Capital Featured in Lawdragon’s 15 Year Anniversary Magazine

Lawdragon’s 15 Year Anniversary Issue presented its 2020 Global 100 Leaders in Litigation Finance list, featuring Curiam Capital’s Owen Cyrulnik, Ross Wallin, and Molly Pease. This list brings together pioneers of the litigation finance industry who have helped build the industry for decades alongside emerging funders bringing technological tools to better funding assessment and results. […]

November 12, 2020
Law Firms Building (or Discussing) a Contingency Practice Should Consider These 5 Points

With competition in the legal industry on the rise (among law firms and also between law firms and alternative legal service providers), and changes resulting from the pandemic, lawyers must adapt to stay competitive. Clients now expect that law firms will offer alternative fee arrangements that encourage efficient and high-quality work product, while providing predictability […]

November 9, 2020
Curiam Capital’s Managing Principal Ross Wallin Participates in 3rd Annual LF Dealmakers Forum

On October 13th, Curiam Capital’s Managing Principal, Ross Wallin, joined Sara Randazzo, Rebecca Berrebi, Ian Ippolito, and Leslie Perrin on the panel “State of the Industry: Litigation Finance & Risk Management” that discussed the maturation of the litigation financing industry. As the litigation finance industry continues to grow, third-party brokers and consultants have also been […]

October 6, 2020
Prediction on State of the Legal Industry Validated

In the spring of 2019, High Performance Counsel asked its #ThinkTank Faculty, of which I was a part, their wildest prediction for the state of the legal industry through year-end 2020.  I predicted that non-traditional legal service providers would double their share of the legal services market and force law firms to rethink how to […]

July 31, 2020
Key Takeaways from LFJ’s Quarterly Industry Roundup on Commercial Litigation Funding

As it appeared on Litigation Finance Journal This past Thursday, July 30th, Litigation Finance Journal held a special digital conference covering the key issues facing the commercial funding industry. Moderator Ed Truant (ET) of Slingshot Capital helmed a roundtable discussion which included panelists William Farrell (WF), co-founder of Longford Capital, Robert Hanna (RH), co-founder of Augusta Ventures, and Molly […]

July 27, 2020
Basics of Patent Litigation Funding

Documentation Claimants and Attorneys Should Provide Funders Because patent holders may face large, well-capitalized defendants who have unlimited resources to fight litigations claims, patent litigants have historically been at the forefront of pursuing third-party litigation financing to prosecute their cases.  As the litigation financing industry has grown, patent litigation continues to be heavily sought after […]

June 26, 2020
Curiam Capital is Ranked by Chambers and Partners

Curiam Capital is proud to be ranked as one of the top litigation finance firms in the United States by Chambers and Partners in its annual guide on Litigation Funding. Chambers describes Curiam as providing “innovative and cutting-edge financial structuring” and offering some of the “best terms on the market.” Chambers also notes that Curiam […]

June 26, 2020
Presenting a Case to a Litigation Funder

My industry colleagues wrote a great article on LAW360 that attorneys and claimants should read before presenting a case to a litigation funder.  See https://www.law360.com/articles/1278450/practical-tips-for-presenting-your-case-to-litigation-funders.  Below are some thoughts, with specific examples of how this comes up in practice, that will provide additional guidance to those seeking funding.    (1) Do not try to hide […]

June 22, 2020
2020 Litigation Finance Survey Report

Above The Law published its annual Litigation Finance Survey report for 2020.  There are some notable takeaways from the report that all show the increasing traction of the litigation finance industry over the past year.  The survey results included the following: 69.79% of respondents have firsthand experience working with a litigation finance firm.  That’s a […]

June 17, 2020
Litigation Finance as Business Development Tool to Support Advancement of Women in Law Firms

A recent Law360 article[1] discussed the implications of a New York Bar Association report finding that the percentage of women in lead counsel roles in court cases in New York state has not increased significantly over the last three years and remains stuck around 25%.  When you look at this statistic for private practice lead […]