Legal Counsel

Job Description


Omni Bridgeway is searching for Legal Counsel to help meet the growing needs of our business in New York, Los
Angeles, Houston and San Francisco. The ideal candidates are highly motivated and goal-focused individuals who
embrace a collaborative, team-based environment. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years’ litigation
experience to be considered for the position (inclusive of court clerkships). The compensation package is
competitive, and for Legal Counsel who excel in the position, there is a clear path for growth within the
company.

The position involves performing due diligence on cases for potential investment, including delving into the facts
and legal issues presented by the cases and exercising good judgment regarding the merits of the cases and
their likelihood of success. Legal Counsel then provide legal advice and recommendations to the company
regarding the advisability of investment in the cases. The position also includes ongoing monitoring of funded
investments, meeting and speaking with lawyers and claimants to discuss litigation finance, conducting general
research on legal, strategic and other issues, and preparing written presentations on litigation finance-related
topics.

Qualified candidates must have persuasive communication skills and the ability to interact with individuals at all
levels, both in the legal and business community. For only one of the candidates, Omni is seeking someone with

substantial patent litigation experience.

 

Desired Skills & Experience


  • 4 or more years of litigation experience (J.D. obtained in 2014 or earlier)
  • Training at an AmLaw 100 or trial boutique firm a plus
  • Trial experience desired, though not required
  • Sharp legal analytical skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Entrepreneurial sprit
  • Self-starter (initiates projects rather than waiting for them to be assigned)
  • Well-organized and good with time management
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and law school transcript to:

Company Description

Omni Bridgeway is a global leader in dispute resolution finance, with expertise in civil and common law legal and recovery systems, and operations spanning Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, the UK and the US. Omni Bridgeway offers dispute finance from case inception through to post-judgment enforcement and recovery. Since 1986, it has funded disputes and enforcement proceedings around the world.

Omni Bridgeway is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:OBL) and includes the leading dispute funders formerly known as IMF Bentham Limited, Bentham IMF and ROLAND ProzessFinanz. It also includes a joint venture with IFC (part of the World Bank Group). Visit omnibridgeway.com to learn more.