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Litigation Support Guide 2022

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Provided by Michael A. Nicolas

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About Longford, Michael said, “I am most proud of the business we've built, the team we've assembled, and the reputation we've earned. I feel grateful and fulfilled every day to be using the skills that I acquired over many years of practicing law to assist clients and law firms achieve the best possible outcomes.”

Practice Areas

Michael serves on Longford Capital’s Investment Committee and is responsible for portfolio management, underwriting, investment selection, and overseeing the efforts of independent attorneys and other professionals as part of the due diligence process. He considers investments in subject matter areas where the firm has developed considerable expertise, including commercial disputes, antitrust and trade regulation claims, and intellectual property actions.

Career

Before co-founding Longford Capital in 2011, Michael had been an accomplished attorney with 15 years of experience representing corporate clients involved in complex litigation, including trial experience, in the commercial litigation departments at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg and Drinker, Biddle & Reath. Chambers and Lawdragon have ranked Michael among the top litigation funders annually since 2018. Michael was included in the IAM Strategy 300, a list of individuals with an established record of world-class intellectual property value creation programs, in five of the last seven years.

Chambers Review

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Litigation Funding - USA - Nationwide
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Michael Nicolas is a co-founder and a managing director at Longford Capital. He oversees the investment selection and underwriting processes at the firm.

A source states: "Mike is a sophisticated attorney who seeks to obtain a complete picture of the cases he underwrites. Given Mike's experience as a lawyer and a portfolio manager, Mike has a unique perspective that benefits the overall litigation strategy."

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