About Bench Walk Advisors
Since its global launch in 2017, Bench Walk Advisors has committed over $300 million across more than 100 commercial cases and portfolios.
Bench Walk’s unique analyses combine the perspectives of litigator and deal-maker to provide creative solutions for legal finance.
Stuart Grant Co-Founder & Managing Director of Bench Walk Advisors
Stuart M. Grant is an internationally recognized business leader, litigator and legal investor. Prior to founding Bench Walk Advisors, he co-founded and served as Managing Director of Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., which grew under his leadership and capital investment into one of the world’s most formidable plaintiff advocacy firms. He recently retired from Grant & Eisenhofer to devote his professional time to BWA.
Mr. Grant, who was lead counsel in six of the seven largest settlements in the history of the Delaware Court of Chancery, has been at the forefront of corporate governance and securities litigation for decades. In addition to his many securities litigation successes (e.g., Refco, Safety-Kleen, and Parmalat), he is renowned for vindicating stockholder rights in seminal governance cases such as Del Monte Foods, Digex, and HealthSouth. His most recent achievement was obtaining the withdrawal of a controversial stock reclassification at Facebook that was designed to cement Mark Zuckerberg’s voting control of the company while he reduced his economic stake.
In addition, Mr. Grant has authored a number of articles that have been cited with approval by high courts including the U.S. Supreme Court. Among his many accolades, Mr. Grant is consistently ranked in Band 1 of Chambers USA as a leading litigator for his work in Delaware Chancery and securities, regulatory and corporate governance litigation. For the past several years, he has been named to Best Lawyers, ranked as a leading lawyer by Legal 500, and selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers. Mr. Grant, who has also been recognized as one of the Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon, is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, and is recognized by Benchmark Litigation as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers. In 2019, he was inducted into the Lawdragon Hall of Fame.
Prior to founding Grant & Eisenhofer, Mr. Grant served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Naomi Reice Buchwald in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Grant was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and a partner in the Wilmington office of Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley. Mr. Grant received his B.A. cum laude in economics from Brandeis University in 1982, and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1986.
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