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Chambers Webinar with Omni Bridgeway: Reducing Corporate Legal Costs Through Litigation Funding

About this webinar

Litigation funding, in which a funder provides financial assistance to a claimant in exchange for a share of a potential recovery, has become an increasingly common way for corporate legal departments to pursue claims. This panel will explain the litigation funding process and cover, among other things:  

  • Types of cases in which litigation funding could be appropriate
  • Benefits of partnering with a funder
  • Confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements
  • The due diligence process
  • Structuring of deals (single case vs. portfolio) and returns 

Event Details:
Event date
Thursday, 29 September 2022 - Wednesday, 22 May 2024
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Event location
Online
Simon Christian, Global Research Director
Simon was a researcher and later a deputy editor on the Chambers UK team, before becoming editor of the Chambers High Net Worth guide. He has an LLB in Laws from University College London. He also studied for the BPTC at City Law School and was Called to the Bar at Middle Temple.
Chambers and OmniBridgeway Webinar Series_Speaker_Christopher-Grieco
Christopher Grieco, General Counsel, Fei Labs
Chris Grieco is General Counsel of Fei Labs, a decentralized crypto startup. Prior to that he held high level positions in the Federal Government including in the White House Counsel’s Office, as a federal prosecutor, as a counsel on the Judiciary Committee, and most recently as Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice. He clerked for Judge Edith Clement on the 5th Circuit and is a graduate of Stanford Law School.
John Harabedian, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel Omni Bridgeway
John Harabedian is an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel in Omni Bridgeway’s Los Angeles office, where he focuses on financing solutions for corporate and law firm clients. John has particular expertise in funding cases for larger Fortune 500 companies on a stand-alone basis and as part of law firm portfolios. John joined Omni in 2016 where he utilizes his judgment and unique financial and legal expertise to source, structure, and finance single-case and portfolio investments throughout the United States for clients in a wide variety of sectors and industries, including technology, life sciences, consumer goods and services, financial services, retail, and manufacturing. He has been pivotal to the success of Omni’s corporates initiative, where he actively engages with companies on funding of their single case matters and portfolios to help them manage their legal risk, capitalize on revenue events, finance business objectives, or increase their liquidity. John graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Oxford University with a Master’s degree in Comparative Social Policy. From 2012 to 2020, he proudly served as a Councilmember for the City of Sierra Madre and was twice selected by his colleagues to serve as Mayor (2014, 2019). John continues to devote a substantial amount of his free time to public service. He is the President of the California Acupuncture Board, serves as a Board Member for the Immigration Resource Center of San Gabriel Valley, and is a Region Vice Chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party. John and his wife Young-Gi are proud parents to three sons Johnny, Joshua, and Joseph.
Chambers and OmniBridgeway Webinar Series_Speaker_Vincent Montalto
Vincent Montalto, Partner, DLA Piper
Vincent Montalto is a proven litigator, smart advocate, creative business partner and trusted legal advisor to businesses of all sizes and is involved in every phase of the commercial life cycle. Valued for practical legal solutions that parallel business objectives, Vinny resolves myriad, complex litigation claims involving millions or even billions of dollars at stake. He is appreciated for solving difficult legal and business problems and litigation claims at the state and federal levels, reconciling even the most disparate positions while minimizing roadblocks to progress in order to realize the full potential for ROI. Prior to joining the firm, Vinny worked as in-house counsel for a Fortune 100 company and served as an attorney at two AmLaw 200 law firms. Vinny also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Rudy B. Coleman, JAD of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.
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Thursday, 29 Sep 2022 • 05:00 pm
Chambers Webinar with Omni Bridgeway: Reducing Corporate Legal Costs Through Litigation Funding