Writing for Fordham Law News, Ray Legendre notes that “In [Aviva Will’s] capacity as… Burford Capital’s Senior Managing Director, she is leading global efforts to close the gender gap in law by spearheading The Equity Project, a $50 million pool of capital earmarked to fund women-led litigation matters.” He explains the impact it has already achieved:

“Will highlighted a phone conversation she had with a woman partner at a large law firm one week after The Equity Project launched. The partner received a case assignment after her firm learned of The Equity Project’s capital, indicating that Burford’s initiative is already working even before Burford considered whether to fund the case.”

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