Eli Schulman, Investment Advisor
Validity Finance, LLC
As head of Validity’s Israel office and Investment Advisor for Validity’s New York office, Eli helps law firms and companies in Israel, the U.S., and around the world manage risk associated with U.S. commercial litigation and international arbitration. Repeatedly recognized by Chambers and The Legal 500 among leading dispute-resolution practitioners worldwide – Eli provides unique perspective on Israeli parties’ needs in international disputes. Active in the global international-arbitration community, Eli is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, the IBA Arbitration Committee, and the New York International Arbitration Center. He has guest lectured on international arbitration at Harvard Law School and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
John J. Hanley, Partner
John J. Hanley focuses his practice on litigation finance, first and second lien financings; private placements of debt and equity securities; and the purchase and sale of loans, securities, trade claims, and other illiquid assets. His clients include litigation funders, claimants, business development companies, specialty lenders, investment banks, hedge funds, actively managed CLOs, special purpose vehicles, and other financial institutions.
John structures, negotiates and drafts litigation funding agreements, term and revolving credit facilities, commitment letters, consents, waivers, assignments, “big boy” letters, proceeds letters, and a range of agreements, including guarantee, intercreditor, subscription, purchase and sale, participation and confidentiality agreements.