CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Longford Capital today announced that Justin A. Maleson has joined the firm as a Director. Mr. Maleson will assist with investment sourcing, due diligence, and monitoring of portfolio investments.
Prior to joining Longford Capital, Mr. Maleson was a partner in the litigation department of Jenner & Block, where he focused on large-scale commercial litigation. He has litigated cases across the country, and his experience spans a wide range of substantive areas of the law, including commercial contracts, business torts, intellectual property, and licensing. He has been involved in all phases of the litigation lifecycle from inception of a dispute through trial and appeal. In private practice, Mr. Maleson regularly directed and participated in fact development and case assessment, and counseled corporate clients about the strength of claims, strategy, and dispute resolution.
“Justin has extensive experience bringing litigation from inception through trial and appellate levels,” said Michael A. Nicolas, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Longford Capital. “He has effectively managed large litigation teams in complex disputes, contributing to his understanding of claimant needs. His arrival is an important addition to our firm as we continue to scale our team to respond to the increasing demand for well-designed litigation finance that we continue to experience."
Mr. Maleson has published extensively on topics relating to the protection of confidential and trade secret information, as well as corporate information technology transactions and disputes.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the Smith Business School at the University of Maryland, and obtained his law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude.
About Longford Capital
Longford Capital is a leading private investment company that provides capital solutions to leading law firms, public and private companies, universities, government agencies, and other entities involved in large-scale, commercial legal disputes. Typically, Longford Capital funds attorneys' fees and other costs necessary to pursue meritorious legal claims in return for a share of a favorable settlement or award. The firm manages a diversified portfolio, and considers investments in subject matter areas where it has developed considerable expertise, including, business-to-business contract claims, antitrust and trade regulation claims, intellectual property claims (including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret), fiduciary duty claims, fraud claims, claims in bankruptcy and liquidation, domestic and international arbitrations, and a variety of others.