Burford Insights: How can law firm leaders use year-end fee acceleration?

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Patrick Wackerly

Patrick Wackerly


Former Senior Associate, Sidley Austin


Patrick Wackerly is a Director in Burford’s Chicago office. In addition to assessing and underwriting legal risk, he is responsible for Burford’s post-settlement funds, which help law firms and plaintiffs monetize settlement awards ahead of receipt of final proceeds. In this video, he explains how law firm leaders use year-end fee acceleration: 

  • What fee acceleration is and the benefits to law firms

  • How collection issues pose a cash management challenge to law firms

  • Advice for law firms on better managing cash flows


This video was recorded in August 2022.

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