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Monthly Membership Meeting and CLE - Zoom Call
Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Registration is required before Sunday, November 08, 2020 at 11:30 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Instructions for joining the call will be sent after registration closes. Please check your junk/spam folders for our emails. Members must have their accounts set to receive SBA emails in order to receive the instructions and CLE materials and certificate after the event.
Sorry, no refunds on any cancellations.
YOU MUST PAY IN ADVANCE
WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF REGISTRATION
OR THE REGISTRATION WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE CANCELLED
SEE IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS BELOW IN RED
MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING ZOOM WEBINAR
INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL FINANCE WITH BURFORD CAPITAL
Alyx S. Pattison
Please Register by Sunday, November 8, 2020
In a video presentation, Burford Vice President Alyx Pattison, and Portfolio Manager Nick Cooper discuss the nuts and bolts of legal finance, how it works, how lawyers and clients alike can use legal finance to pursue claims and mitigate risk, and how companies and law firms can unlock the value of litigation assets. These basics will give you the tools you need to help clients better understand legal finance and to generate business for your firm using third-party capital.
Alyx Pattison is a Vice President at Burford Capital with responsibility for originating new business with law firms and companies in the US. Ms. Pattison has an extensive background in both law and politics, including more than a decade as a litigator at AmLaw 100 law firms. Prior to joining Burford, Ms. Pattison was the founder and President of a political consulting business with a focus on providing legal and compliance advice to congressional campaigns. Ms. Pattison was previously a partner in the litigation departments of Akerman and Katten, where she focused on defense of publicly traded companies in securities class actions, M&A litigation and shareholder derivative suits. Ms. Pattison has been actively involved with efforts to address women’s leadership and diversity. Ms. Pattison graduated from Northwestern University School of Law and has an undergraduate degree from the University of Utah.
Nicholas Cooper is a Portfolio Manager with responsibility for Burford’s post-settlement funds, which help law firms and plaintiffs monetize settlement awards ahead of receipt of final proceeds. Experienced in capital markets, he balances clear, competitive client financing terms with attractive risk-adjusted returns for Burford’s Limited Partners. Prior to joining Burford, Mr. Cooper was an associate at H.I.G. Capital in Miami, where he focused on special situations credit investing. His work primarily included underwriting investments in secondary market purchases of high-yield debt instruments, origination of BDC term loans and equity of distressed companies. Prior to that, Mr. Cooper worked as an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse in Chicago, where he was a member of the Global Industrials Group and served as a junior member of the firm’s US Corporate Credit Underwriting Committee. Mr. Cooper graduated from the University of Notre Dame, majoring in both mathematics and finance.
The program will be presented via ZOOM. Instructions will be sent after the registration deadline closes by email. You must sign into the event using the cell phone and email address you used to register in order for us to track your registration for CLE credit.
If your computer does not have a webcam, you can download Zoom apps for Apple and Android phones and tablets at ZOOM DOWNLOADS .
*The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0.0 hour of professional responsibility.