Jan 17, 2020
In this week's Legal Speak podcast from Law.com, host Vanessa Blum talks with Curtis Smolar, general counsel of litigation finance startup Legalist. Smolar, an experienced litigator, discusses his transition from a major law firm to a scrappy startup and shares what he’s learned about litigation funding along the way, including how third-party financing can help Big Law attorneys grow their business. This 20-minute episode also explores the role of legal analytics in vetting cases and where human expertise comes in. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic expertise, consulting and dispute resolution.