Burford conducts its business ethically and in full compliance with all applicable regulations and professional responsibility obligations. To that end we’ve retained the foremost ethics experts in the field to serve as Burford’s regular ethics counsel.


Anthony Sebok
Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Professor Sebok is an expert on mass torts, litigation finance, comparative tort law, and insurance law. Before coming to Cardozo, he was the Centennial Professor of Law and the Associate Dean for Research at Brooklyn Law School, a Fellow in the Program in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and a Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. Professor Sebok has authored numerous articles on litigation finance and mass restitution litigation, as well as Tort Law: Responsibilities and Redress (with John Goldberg and Benjamin Zipursky) and a book (with Mauro Bussani; Oxford, forthcoming) on comparative tort law. He served as Academic Co-reporter for the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 Informational Report on Alternative Litigation Finance, and is frequently quoted in the national media.



Geoffrey Hazard
Author of Civil Procedure and Legal Ethics: A Comparative Study

An authority in legal ethics, Geoffrey Hazard was Burford’s founding ethics counsel from 2009 until his death in 2018.


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