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Overview:

Opportunities for financiers and consumers continue to flourish as litigation finance becomes more and more mainstream. However, despite the benefits that abound, challenges and drawbacks still emerge including the conflicts of interest between clients and financiers particularly in executing financing agreements. Thus, law firms and all businesses concerned are called to intensify their relationship with financiers and rethink ways to budget and monetize claims.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and distinguished professionals organized by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with the recent regulatory trends and developments surrounding litigation finance. Speakers, among other things, will offer practical strategies to avoid potential risks.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • Litigation Finance: Recent Legal Trends
  • Impact on Financiers and Consumers
  • Challenges and Pitfalls
  • Practical Strategies to Avoid Potential Risks
  • What Lies Ahead

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Intermediate Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

Live Webcast

 

Prerequisite:

General knowledge of litigation finance

 

Course Code:

1410022

 

NY Category of CLE Credit:

Areas of Professional Practice

 

Total Credit:

2.0 CLE

Speaker:

Wendie Childress, Portfolio Counsel
Validity Finance, LLC

As Portfolio Counsel in the Validity Houston office, Wendie works directly with clients and team members to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of potential claims.

A business trial lawyer with over a decade of trial experience, Wendie has a winning track record representing both defendants and plaintiffs in complex commercial litigation and arbitration.

With a focus on business torts, contract, securities, and employment disputes for clients in a wide range of industries including healthcare, energy, construction, and financial services, she has significant experience handling all aspects of litigation and has worked with clients across the country to quickly synthesize complex disputes to help clients understand the merits of their cases.

Wendie joined Validity from litigation powerhouse Yetter Coleman. She graduated with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1997, where she went on to earn her JD in 2000. She then served for two years as General Counsel to the Texas Senate Committee on Business and Commerce. In 2015, Wendie was named “Houston Top Lawyer” in Business & Commercial Litigation by H Texas Magazine. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Young Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association.

Agenda:

Date & Time:

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

12:00 pm to 02:00 pm ET

Materials:

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Who Should Attend:

  • Litigation Attorneys
  • Trial Attorneys
  • Litigation/Arbitration Funders
  • Strategic Advisors
  • Arbitrators & Mediators
  • Litigation Support Staff
  • In-house Counsel

SPEAKER

Wendie ChildressPortfolio Counsel
Validity Finance, LLC

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