Social Litigation Financing

Social Justice Litigation Financing

Steven has raised millions of dollars of private capital to support social justice and environmental litigation and advocacy campaigns.  He is an authority on creating novel models of financing for lawyers and advocates.

The Wall Street Journal: Litigation Financing Attracts New Set of Investors

Los Angeles trial lawyer Raymond Boucher turned to an unusual lender to get his latest law firm off the ground. Starting over after a high-profile divorce and personal bankruptcy, the attorney best known as the architect of a $660 million settlement for California clergy-abuse victims turned to IMF Bentham Ltd., one of the major players in the burgeoning and controversial business of litigation funding.

The New Yorker:  What Litigation Finance is Really About

Twice a year, Y Combinator, a startup accelerator based in Mountain View, California, holds what it calls a Demo Day, which is a showcase of the latest batch of new companies it has nurtured. In the past, those have included Dropbox, Airbnb, and Reddit (as well as a number of companies no one remembers).