David P. Atkins and Adam S. Mocciolo to Present on Litigation Finance in 2021
Pullman & Comley Litigation attorneys David P. Atkins and Adam S. Mocciolo will be speakers on a webinar on litigation finance in 2021. This webinar, sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association, will provide a primer on an important and rapidly emerging litigation tool, as well as dive into a discussion of procedural and ethical issues in funded cases, and trends in the funding marketplace driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics to be covered include:
- The basic structures of a litigation funding agreement
- Portfolio funding of multiple cases, for parties, and for law firms
- Discovery issues common to litigation finance, including availability of privileges for information reviewed by a funder in underwriting deals, and discoverability by a defendant of a plaintiff’s funding source
- Ethical issues in litigation finance, such as funder control of litigation and avoidance of attorney-client relationships between funders and parties
For additional information and to register, please visit the CBA website.