Joshua J. Libling, Portfolio Counsel
Validity Finance, LLC
As Portfolio Counsel in Validity’s New York office, Joshua works closely with clients and other investment team members to evaluate cases and identify funding solutions that work for a variety of complex litigation scenarios. Joshua is a member of the Minorities in the Profession Committee for the New York City Bar Association.
Prior to joining Validity, Joshua was Counsel and Pro Bono Coordinator at Boies Schiller Flexner where his practice centered around complex commercial and appellate litigation. Joshua has broad experience in antitrust and securities suits, government investigations (for both private and government clients), contract disputes, and multistate class actions. He has been involved in some of the country’s highest profile and highest stakes litigation and has worked extensively on appellate matters before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Fifth Circuits, the New York First and Second Departments, and the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
Nicholas P. Hurzeler, Partner
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Nicholas Hurzeler is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a vice chair of the Appellate Practice. With a strong record of success, Mr. Hurzeler focuses much of his practice on briefing and arguing appeals in the First and Second Departments of New York’s Appellate Divisions. In addition to his appellate work, Mr. Hurzeler also handles extensive motion practice for a variety of complex general liability matters, including in the areas of insurance, negligent security, and most recently, COVID-related litigation involving issues of first impression. Nick also focuses on products liability. He is a member of the firm’s lithium battery practice group and has extensive experience defending asbestos exposure matters. Mr. Hurzeler maintains a diverse client base, consistently winning high-stakes appeals and motions on behalf of various types of entities.
Collin J. Cox, Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Collin is a business trial lawyer who represents plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes commercial cases. He has been a lead trial lawyer in computer software trade secrets cases, several actions related to the Bernard L. Madoff fraud, royalty disputes, patent litigation, and other business crisis situations. In each of his representations, Collin prides himself on his ability to get to the heart of a complex matter, making everything as simple as possible, but not simpler (to quote Einstein), to tell a winning story to a jury or judge.