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Interview: Toby Brown (of Akin Gump) on Innovations in the Business of Law

August 11th, 2015 by Charles Agee

As the Chief Practice Officer for Akin Gump, Toby Brown has become an influential thought leader in the practice of developing law firm pricing arrangements that help create successful relationships with clients and firm partners. As a Peer Excellence award recipient-

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Big Law Litigators’ Top Misconception of Litigation Finance

November 19th, 2014 by Charles Agee

In my commercial litigation financing advisory work, I spend a great deal of time speaking with (and listening to) litigators at large law firms. In addition to these one-on-one discussions, I have made countless in-house educational presentations on third party-

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Litigation Financing: Business Development Opportunity for Law Firms

November 4th, 2014 by Charles Agee

Click on the link below to read an article I recently wrote that was featured in the ABA’s Law Practice Magazine. In this article I explain the business development opportunities for lawyers gained through their knowledge of commercial litigation financing. http://www.lawpracticemagazine.com/lawpracticemagazine/november_december_2014#pg66

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Alternatives to Unpleasant Budget Conversations w/ Clients

October 14th, 2014 by Charles Agee

Relationships depend largely on trust and communication, and in the context of your relationship with litigation clients, these elements are especially important. Litigation can be an emotionally charged process for the client. Litigation also involves inherent unpredictability both with respect-

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Litigation Finance Considerations for Large Corporate Clients

September 28th, 2014 by Charles Agee

When large corporations are involved in litigation, they are usually defending claims. These defensive expenditures are (unfortunately) part of a company’s routine legal budget, and the decision whether to incur them is not exactly elective. Allocating Capital to Litigation is-

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Litigation Financing as a Tool to Manage Legal Expenditures

September 15th, 2014 by Charles Agee

A relatively new capital market exists which enables companies facing large litigation budgets to defer these expenditures to a successful resolution of the matter—and to avoid the costs entirely if the matter resolves unfavorably. Companies derive many of the same-

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