Ian SpainNew York
Investment Manager, Legal Counsel
Ian Spain is an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel at Omni Bridgeway’s New York officePrior to joining Omni Bridgeway’s New York office in 2021, Ian was a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP where he represented both plaintiffs and defendants in matters involving mergers and acquisitions, shareholder litigation, contract disputes, financial products litigation, defamation, and trade secrets. While at Kirkland, Ian also utilized his legal expertise in pro bono cases, from championing voting rights projects to representing victims of domestic violence.
With over a decade of complex litigation experience in state and federal courts as well as in arbitrations, Ian’s expertise seamlessly integrates into his handling of legal finance inquires at Omni Bridgeway, where he engages in risk analysis of potential investments. Ian’s top-tier private practice experience enables him to advise law firm and corporate clients on the practical use and application of funding and aids him in his management of funded matters through to resolution.
Ian earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was Contributing Editor of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform and received his B.A. in Political Science in the Honors Program at the University of Connecticut.