The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that William C. Marra, Investment Manager, Validity Finance, LLC will speak at its webcast entitled, “A Practical Guide in Litigation Finance: Practical Tips and Strategies.” This event is scheduled for November 09, 2020, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET).
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About William C. Marra
William C. Marra is an Investment Manager at Validity.
A former law clerk at the United States Supreme Court, Will has been recognized as a Global Leader in Litigation Finance by Lawdragon, and his article The Shadows of Litigation Finance will be published by the Vanderbilt Law Review in Spring 2021.
Will is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities from the country’s leading lawyers and claimholders, and he is also actively engaged in Validity’s due diligence and investment underwriting process. He offers Validity’s clients his expertise as a former commercial and constitutional litigator at Cooper & Kirk, PLLC, as well as his experience working at Bain & Company, the business consulting firm.
Will graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and Harvard Law School. In addition to clerking for Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Will also clerked for Chief Judge William H. Pryor, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. During college, he served as President of The Harvard Crimson, the University’s daily newspaper.
About Validity Finance, LLC
Validity is a commercial litigation finance company that provides businesses, law firms and individuals with non-recourse financing for a wide variety of commercial disputes. Founded in 2018, with $400 million in financing, Validity believes that capital and legal expertise combine to help solve legal problems on behalf of clients. Validity’s’ mission is to make a meaningful difference for clients by focusing on fairness, ethics, innovation, and clarity.
Third-party litigation finance continues to gain popularity in the fields of law and finance. Nearly unheard of decade ago, litigation finance is now a multi-billion-dollar industry. Litigation finance allows claimholders who otherwise cannot afford the mounting costs of litigation to access the courts with top-choice counsel. It helps law firms expand their contingency fee practice, and it allows claimholders to mitigate the risks of litigation and monetize their legal assets.
With litigation finance continuously evolving and growing, it is becoming more imperative for practitioners to keep themselves abreast of the recent trends and developments in this field. They must not only be able to help their firms and clients navigate the different funding options, but also to understand how to navigate the ethical and regulatory issues relevant to the world of litigation finance.
In this LIVE Webcast, legal counsel Grant Schrader (Law Finance Group) and investment manager William C. Marra (Validity Finance, LLC) will discuss the significant and latest issues with respect to litigation finance. Speakers will provide a comprehensive guide on how practitioners can better maximize the opportunities presented by this rising trend whilst mitigating potential risks.
Key topics include:
• Litigation Finance – What Is It and How Does It Work?
• Common Litigation Finance Products
• Why Use Litigation Finance?
• Best Practices to Get Your Case Funded
• Recent Ethical and Regulatory Developments
• Choosing the Right Litigation Finance Provider
About The Knowledge Group
Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.
The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else.