2016 | Issue No. 4

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The Autumn 2016 Quarterly addresses ways that firms and clients can anticipate new and better methods of managing legal cost and risk, provides updates on recent Supreme Court cases and highlights an interview with Faith E. Gay about women in the business of law.

The Autumn 2016 issue of the Quarterly includes: 

  • The impact of recent Supreme Court decision-making on the roles of district courts and trial counsel in resolving patent disputes
    Supreme Court decisions have elevated the power of district courts and the importance of trial counsel in resolving IP disputes. 
  • Judgment enforcement research: Insight into a billion-dollar problem
    External financiers like Burford can help transform millions of dollars in unpaid judgment debts into valuable awards and assets. 
  • Third-party financing of international arbitration
    Legal finance is increasingly a tool of choice, not of necessity, for clients and firms seeking efficiency and profitability in commercial litigation. 
  • The finance provider as a financial analyst
    With a wealth of knowledge and expertise, litigation finance providers can offer valuable specialized and nuanced insights into legal cost and risk.
  • Year-end planning for long-term profitability
    By offering client finance, judgment monetization and portfolio funding through litigation finance, law firms can better attract and retain clients. 
  • Q&A: Faith E. Gay on changing the economics for women in law
    Faith E. Gay, Co-Chair of Quinn Emanuel’s National Trial Practice and Co-Chair of the New York White Collar Practice, discusses the economic challenges that women face in the legal industry. 

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