Litigation Finance and Law Firm Finance

Professor Steinitz is a leading expert on litigation and law firm finance. She has published on the topic extensively in leading law journals. She is often retained to serve as counsel, consultant, and expert witness on litigation finance matters nationally and internationally. She has advised parties on all sides of financing arrangements – litigation finance firms, law firms, corporate plaintiffs, and investors seeking to invest in litigation finance firms. As a researcher, she developed a model litigation finance contract, with commentary, which has been widely used by financiers, law firms, and litigants worldwide.

She has been interviewed on the topic by leading news outlets including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, NBC, NPR, Bloomberg News, the American Lawyer, and more.

Publications

You no longer have to be a lawyer to practice law in Arizona. That's good and bad

New Ariz. Law Practice Rules May Jump-Start National Reform

The Partnership Mystique: Law Firm Finance and Governance For The 21st Century American Law Firm

Third Party Funding of Investment Arbitration

Follow the Money? A Proposed Approach for Disclosure of Litigation Finance Agreements

Incorporating Legal Claims

Model Litigation Finance Contract

Crowdsourced Expert Commentary

Whose Claim Is This Anyway? Third-Party Litigation Funding

Testimony on Third Party Financing of Lawsuits

Contingent Fees and Third Party Funding in Investment Arbitration Disputes

Selected Media

NPR - PLANET MONEY

Capitalism In The Courtroom

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Litigation Financing Attracts New Set of Investors

NBC News

Peter Thiel vs. Gawker: Case Highlights World of 'Litigation Funding'

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Hulk Hogan Case Stirs Funding-Disclosure Debate

Chicago Tribune

Chicago investment firm wins big bankrolling other people's lawsuits

Bloomberg Law

How Litigation Finance Works

The Practice, Harverd Law School

Special Issue on Litigation Finance