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The 2nd Annual LF Dealmakers Forum


Date: September 18, 2019

Location: The Apella, 450 East 29th Street, 2nd Floor, New York


  • CIO Roundtable: Insights, Challenges & Opportunities
  • Litigation Finance in the Legal Department: In-House Perspectives

The 2nd Annual LF Dealmakers Forum is an exclusive gathering of thought leaders in litigation finance, as well as in-house and outside counsel, and other key decision makers.  

Peter Snell moderated a panel entitled, "CIO Roundtable: Insights, Challenges & Opportunities", which will cover:

  • What are you funding & why?
  • What aren't you funding & why not?
  • Biggest opportunities & areas of growth for LF
  • Biggest concerns & threats

Steve Akerley spoke on a panel entitled, "Litigation Finance in the Legal Department: In-House Perspectives", which will cover:

  • Trends in Corporate Adoption of Litigation Finance
  • Matching Deal Structures with Business Situations
  • Aligning the Interests of Company and Funder
  • The Path to Effective Internal Decision
  • Making Top Considerations and Challenges

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Professional Cropped Snell Peter Mintz

Peter F. Snell


Peter F. Snell is an IP litigator at Mintz. He represents clients in federal courts, including the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Peter handles patent infringement, validity, and other disputes for a variety of sectors, including electronics, medical technology, and financial services.
Professional Cropped Wodarski Jim Mintz

James Wodarski


James Wodarski is a Mintz trial attorney who concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation. Jim represents clients in federal district and appellate courts. He handles disputes involving smartphones, core processor circuits, digital imaging software, and other technologies.