Edward A. Reilly Jr., Co-Founder & Principal, Themis Legal Capital to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Event

Top Quote TKG, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Edward A. Reilly Jr., Co-Founder & Principal, Themis Legal Capital will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Transforming Businesses with Litigation Finance: Tips and Strategies Uncovered! LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm ET. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 12, 2019 - For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/transforming-businesses-with-litigation-finance/

    About Edward A. Reilly Jr.
    Before co-founding Themis Legal Capital, Ed Reilly was a corporate partner with several international law firms, including Goodwin Procter; Morgan Lewis & Bokius and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & McRae. Over the course of his career, he represented corporations and financial sponsors including prominent venture capital, mezzanine, private equity and hedge funds for more than 30 years.

    Ed routinely acted as his clients’ de facto general counsel and advised them on a broad spectrum of issues ranging from the prosecution, defense and resolution of litigation and pre-litigation disputes to the structuring and closing of innovative financial transactions. During his tenure in private practice, Ed enjoyed leadership roles including rotations as a managing partner of a growing regional office, a member of a firm-wide administrative committee and the head of a firm’s international private equity initiative.

    Since 2012 Ed has immersed himself in the Claim Based Funding business developing a sourcing network, collaborating on case evaluation and transaction structuring with established and emerging fund managers and contributing to academic efforts to promote best practices in the field.

    Ed is admitted to the bar in New York, Connecticut and the District of Columbia. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the Columbia University School of Law.

    About Themis Legal Capital

    Themis Legal Capital provides capital, risk management solutions and strategic support to companies engaged in large, meritorious, commercial legal disputes. The Themis principals and litigation advisory board members are seasoned professionals with extensive backgrounds in the most sophisticated aspects of commercial litigation and finance. Themis invests in situations in which the experience of its principals and litigation advisory board members provide particular insights into the dispute at hand and will add value to the dispute resolution process.

    Website: https://www.themislc.com/

    Over the years, companies and large corporations around the globe have not been giving enough attention to the continuously growing industry of litigation finance. This type of funding serves as a transformative financial tool used by in-house legal teams and law firms in pursuit or defense of claims with value to the business, whilst ensuring improved accounting outcomes and reducing unwanted costs and risks. Thus, completely changing the way lawsuits are financed.

    However, the opportunities in venturing into the litigation financing market do not come without risks. Companies, organizations and their in-house legal teams should have a complete understanding of the fundamentals and legal framework of litigation finance and keep themselves abreast of the current developments surrounding this industry.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the fundamentals of litigation finance. They will go beyond the basics and provide insights into the recent trends and developments surrounding this significant topic. They will also present key risk mitigation strategies and techniques to avoid potential risks and regulatory pitfalls.

    Key topics include:
    • The A-Z of Litigation Financing
    • Opportunities and Pitfalls
    • Ethical and Legal Considerations
    • Litigation Finance Disclosure
    • Recent Trends and Developments
    • How It Transforms Your Business

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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