Bench Walk Advisors LLC‘s Managing Directors Stuart Grant and Adrian Chopin are ranked in Lawdragon for the fourth consecutive year.

We’re proud to introduce the 2021 Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Finance.

The 100 professionals recognized in this year’s guide are at the forefront of an industry that is expanding in ever more creative ways to help lawyers finance underdog cases, lengthy appeals, insolvency matters, patent portfolios and even entire litigation department dockets. This year’s honorees include longtime industry veterans from some of the world’s most established funds, as well as upstart financiers with an eye on opportunity and the financial rewards clever wagering can bring.

The evolution of litigation finance was never more apparent than in the research and selection of this year’s guide. As ever, we rely on original research, submissions and vetting from peers and clients. New players are making their presence known as some stalwarts are shifting positions. Bubbling just below the surface are some of the most innovative legal finance thinkers on the planet who are creating new approaches sure to push the market further still.

The guide is 30 percent female and 13 percent inclusive.

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CindyAhnLongford CapitalChicago
ChristineAzarBurford CapitalNew York
JonathanBarnesWoodsford Litigation FundingLondon
IsabelleBergerNivalionSteinhausen/Zug, Switzerland
EricBlindermanTherium CapitalNew York
ChristopherBogartBurford CapitalNew York
AnastasiaBondarenkoVannin CapitalParis
CliveBowmanOmni BridgewaySydney
SimonBurnettBalance Legal CapitalLondon
JohnByrneTherium CapitalLondon
JiamieChenParabellum CapitalNew York
Dai WaiChin FemanParabellum CapitalNew York
AllisonChockOmni BridgewayLos Angeles
AdrianChopinBench Walk AdvisorsLondon
HeatherCollinsOmni BridgewaySydney
OwenCyrulnikCuriam CapitalNew York
RobinDavisWoodsford Litigation FundingNew York
MarlaDeckerLake WhillansNew York
ChristopherDeLiseDelta Capital PartnersChicago
PatrickDempseyTherium CapitalNew York
MatthewDenneyLitigation Capital ManagementLondon
DavidDesserJuris CapitalChicago
KirstinDodgeNivalionSteinhausen/Zug, Switzerland
LeeDruckerLake WhillansNew York
JoeDunnFortress Investment GroupNew York
TimothyFarrellLongford CapitalChicago
WilliamFarrellLongford CapitalChicago
JamesFosterLitigation Capital ManagementLondon
StevenFrielWoodsford Litigation FundingLondon
DavidGallagherThe D.E. Shaw GroupNew York
JohnGardaLongford CapitalDallas
OliverGaynerOmni BridgewaySydney
JuliaGewolbValidity FinanceNew York
AdamGillGLS CapitalChicago
TomGlasgowOmni BridgewaySingapore
StuartGrantBench Walk AdvisorsWilmington, Del.
ChrisHagaleLake WhillansNew York
LainaHammondValidity FinanceHouston
OliverHayesBalance Legal CapitalLondon
RosemaryIoannouVannin CapitalLondon
SarahJohnsonThe D.E. Shaw GroupNew York
AaronKatzParabellum CapitalNew York
JimKearneyLake WhillansNew York
DavidKersteinValidity FinanceNew York
ElizabethKorchinTherium CapitalNew York
ZacharyKrugWoodsford Litigation FundingLondon
ChristophKuzajTherium CapitalDuesseldorf
JohnLazarBurford CapitalNew York
AlexLempinerWoodsford Litigation FundingSpring House, Pa.
AndyLundbergBurford CapitalNew York
JamisonLynchGLS CapitalChicago
DanaMacGrathOmni BridgewayNew York
WilliamMarraValidity FinanceNew York
JeremyMarshallOmni BridgewayLondon
TimothyMayerTherium CapitalLondon
HughMcLernonOmni BridgewayPerth, Australia
YasminMohammadVannin CapitalParis
JonathanMolotBurford CapitalWashington, D.C.
CharlieMorrisWoodsford Litigation FundingLondon
HassanMurphyTRGP CapitalNew York
JackNeumarkFortress Investment GroupNew York
AngelaNiParabellum CapitalNew York
MichaelNicolasLongford CapitalChicago
MollyPeaseCuriam CapitalNew York
DavidPerlaBurford CapitalNew York
ReinPhilipsRedbreast Litigation FinanceThe Hague
NeilPurslowTherium CapitalLondon
RobertRothkopfBalance Legal CapitalLondon
NickRowles-DaviesLitigation Capital ManagementLondon
AndrewSakerOmni BridgewayNew York
HowardShamsParabellum CapitalNew York
EmilySlaterBurford CapitalNew York
DavidSpiegelGLS CapitalChicago
RuthStackpool-MooreOmni BridgewaySingapore
TomSteindlerExton AdvisorsLondon
TaniaSulanOmni BridgewayAdelaide, Australia
RalphSuttonValidity FinanceNew York
SusannaTaylorLitigation Capital ManagementSydney
RaymondTelliniDelta Capital PartnersChicago
SeanThompsonParabellum CapitalNew York
Marjoleinvan den Bosch-BroerenOmni BridgewaySingapore
Raymondvan HulstOmni BridgewayGeneva
RossWallinCuriam CapitalNew York
MarcelWegmüllerNivalionSteinhausen/Zug, Switzerland
BoazWeinsteinLake WhillansNew York
WiegerWielingaOmni BridgewayAmsterdam
AvivaWillBurford CapitalNew York
KatharineWolanykBurford CapitalChicago
AndrewWoltmanStatera CapitalChicago
AllenYancyLexSharesNew York
LouisYoungAugusta VenturesLondon