July 23, 2019 11:04 PM ET

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Company Overview of Validity Finance, LLC

Company Overview

Validity Finance, LLC provides businesses, law firms, and individuals with strategic financial advisory and non recourse funding for commercial litigation costs, such as attorneys’ fees, discovery expenses, expert-witness fees, appeals, asset enforcement, defense funding, intellectual property, international arbitration, portfolio and law firm financing, working capital, and court costs. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in New York, New York with additional offices in Houston, Texas, and Chicago, Illinois.

New York, NY 

United States

Founded in 2018


(646) 798-7168

Key Executives for Validity Finance, LLC

Validity Finance, LLC does not have any Key Executives recorded.

Validity Finance, LLC Key Developments

Validity Finance, LLC Presents at 2nd Annual Financing, Structuring & Investing In Litigation Finance, Jun-04-2019 10:05 AM

Validity Finance, LLC Presents at 2nd Annual Financing, Structuring & Investing In Litigation Finance, Jun-04-2019 10:05 AM. Venue: The Union League Club, 38 East 37 Street, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Julia Gewolb, Director of Underwriting.

Validity Finance, LLC Announces Executive Changes

Validity Finance has made addition to its investment team with the arrival of portfolio counsel William C. Marra in New York. The firm also announced a prominent addition to its governance structure, with Allen Fagin, formerly chair of Proskauer Rose LLP, joining Validity's board of directors.

Validity Finance Announces Management Changes

Validity Finance has added two industry veterans and experienced trial lawyers to its team: David Kerstein and Julia (Hamilton) Gewolb. Mr. Kerstein joins as Chief Risk Officer and Ms. Gewolb as Director of Underwriting. The pair reunite with Validity founder & CEO Ralph Sutton in New York. All three had previously worked together at Bentham IMF, where Mr. Sutton was formerly Chief Investment Officer for five years. Both also bring strong litigation backgrounds Mr. Kerstein spent 14 years trying cases at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Ms. Gewolb previously practiced at Boies, Schiller & Flexner after clerking for a federal judge. Mr. Kerstein and Ms. Gewolb will have a direct hand in helping source, vet and oversee capital commitments at Validity, which provides claimants and law firms with funding as well as strategic advice in resolving complex legal disputes. They join Validity's other investment managers, Justin Barker and Laina Miller, who oversee Validity's Chicago and Houston offices. . In their new strategic roles, Dave and Julia will work closely to assess and balance investment risk as it continues to grow and diversify.

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