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Baker Street Funding Secures $30 Million for New Attorney Focused Fund

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 23, 2019 / A leading pre-settlement funding provider, Baker Street Funding LLC, announced today the closing of a series A round of investment into their Attorney Funding Division. Founded in 2018, Baker Street Funding has quickly become a rising star in the legal funding space and their core business model is to provide plaintiffs with much needed liquidity while their case is awaiting settlement. The newly named Attorney Funding Division will provide Attorney Funding to law practitioners across the country.

Westfleet Advisors Adds Federal Prosecutor and Litigation Finance Veteran To Growing Executive Team

NASHVILLE, October 10, 2019—Westfleet Advisors, the leading U.S. litigation finance advisory firm, announced today that it has expanded its executive team with the additions of Barry Kamar and Michael Perich, both as Vice President and Legal Counsel. Mr. Kamar was most recently an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in New Jersey. Mr. Perich joins Westfleet from AmLaw 200 law firm, Ice Miller.

NYU Center on Civil Justice Hosting Litigation Finance Conference

The Center on Civil Justice recently launched its Dispute Financing Library, a free, neutral repository of documents relating to the third-party litigation funding industry.  It is online at www.DisputeFinancingLibrary.org.

Frances Coats joins Augusta as General Counsel

London 10th October 2019, Augusta today announces the appointment of Frances Coats as General Counsel, based in London.

Legal-Bay Settlement Funding Announces Extended Deadlines for Victims of Sexual Abuse

NEW YORKOct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Legal-Bay, the premier lawsuit funding company, previously reported on Governor Cuomo’s new legislation to extend filing deadlines for sexual abuse survivors in the state of New York. The law went into effect last month, and since then, over 500 new cases have been filed.