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More than just a conference or series of events, Dealmakers is where industry thought leaders and senior executives go to meet, discuss and debate topical issues, and to get business done.

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What we’re doing

accelerating insight & action

More than just a conference, Dealmakers is where industry thought leaders and senior executives go to meet, to discuss and debate topical issues, and to get business done.

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About the business

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At Dealmakers, we curate high-interaction events for senior executives in the legal, finance and technology industries. Known for our relentless focus on quality, our events showcase the hottest industry topics, A-list speakers, 1-to-1 meetings, and a qualified audience of decision makers.

What sets us apart is our deep industry experience, as well as our connections in complex markets. We take the time to understand the issues, so we can deliver the most relevant content and gather the best group of decision makers for discussion, debate, and dealmaking.

Curated Attendance

Attended by an exclusive group of movers and shakers

1-to-1 Meetings

Over 550 meetings last year with reports of onsite deals

Quality Content

Peer-driven program focused on the hottest topics

A-List Speakers

Insights from industry thought leaders and practitioners

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Upcoming & On-Demand Events


INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL EVENTS

DIGITAL Disruptions

Jul 13, 2021  |  2:30 - 3:30P ET | Virtual

Advancing Women Leaders in Law: Trends, Challenges & Solutions Presented by Dealmakers & WOLF

Recent studies have shown that experienced women lawyers are leaving their law firms & the profession at alarming rates. The pandemic has served to accelerate the rates of attrition, heavily impacting law firms, legal departments, & the legal industry. Our panel of women leaders in law will discuss: data & trends from recent reports/surveys, challenges faced by women in law, applying positive lessons learned from the pandemic, ideas to improve profitability & promotion for women, including how litigation finance can help.

Speakers
  • Wendie Childress
    Portfolio Counsel
    Validity Finance

  • Nicole D. Galli
    Partner
    Dejure Empowerment Fund

  • Roberta D. Liebenberg
    Senior Partner
    Fine Kaplan and Black

  • Facilitated by: Molly Pease
    Managing Director & CCO
    Curiam Capital



Jun 24, 2021  |  2-3P ET | Virtual

Beyond Covid Part 2: Navigating IP Litigation & Funding Post-Pandemic

The past year has been an eventful one for IP litigation including landmark decisions affecting both IP owners and defendants. New IP cases are on the rise with a significant number being filed in the Western District of TX. Get up to speed on IP litigation trends & activity and how funders have been playing an increasing role. Discussion to include: review of year’s top decisions; WDTX cases; IP funding activity; and audience stage time.

Speakers
  • Aaric Eisenstein
    VP Licensing Strategy
    PMC

  • Laina Hammond
    Investment Manager
    Validity Finance

  • Christine Lehman
    Managing Partner
    Reichman Jorgensen

  • Facilitated by: Charles Eldering
    Advisor
    Dealmakers

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Jun 3, 2021  |  Access On Demand

Beyond Covid Part 1: The Shift in Litigation & Funding from Response to Recovery

While the challenges posed by COVID-19 have greatly impacted litigation on a number of fronts, it has not stalled litigation or litigation finance activities. Find out more about what has changed, the impact of those changes, key developments, and what it all means moving into recovery and beyond. Topics of discussion will include: Covid impact on litigation with key trends; update and new developments in funding; and 2021 outlook and opportunities; and audience stage time.

Speakers
  • David Lat
    Founder
    Original Jurisdiction

  • William Marra
    Investment Manager
    Validity Finance

  • Ina C. Popova
    Partner
    Debevoise & Plimpton

  • Facilitated by: Charles Eldering
    Advisor
    Dealmakers

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Jul 28, 2020  |  Access On-Demand

Monetizing IP in a Time of Economic Crisis: Part 2 – Structuring a Litigation Funding Deal

The current economic crisis presents an ideal time to monetize IP assets; especially as companies and educational institutions are looking for new sources of revenue while preserving existing capital and minimizing institutional risk. In the second of our two-part series, we will be taking a deeper look at an increasingly popular vehicle for IP monetization – litigation funding. The discussion will focus on key considerations and best practices when structuring a litigation funding deal and… Read more

Speakers
  • Charles Agee
    CEO
    Westfleet Advisors

  • Heather Kliebenstein
    Partner
    Merchant & Gould

  • Anup Misra
    Director
    Curiam Capital

  • Michael Nicolas
    Co-Founder
    Longford Capital

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Jul 14, 2020  |  Access On-Demand

Monetizing IP in a Time of Economic Crisis: Part 1 – Key Trends & Developments

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to send shockwaves through the global economy, established companies, start-ups and research institutions are grappling with unpredictable cashflows and declining sources of funding. Faced with the pressing need to find revenue, they are increasingly looking at their IP assets as a source of untapped value and seeking ways to unlock the capital in their portfolios.  In the first of our two-part series, our panelists will take an in-depth look at… Read more

Speakers
  • Russell Genet
    Director
    Longford Capital

  • Christina Raymond
    Director
    RPX Corp

  • Kent Richardson
    CEO
    Richardson Oliver Insights

  • Keith Wilson
    Executive VP
    IPValue

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Apr 30, 2020  |  Access On-Demand

Law Firm-Funder Partnerships in a Time of Economic Uncertainty

The current climate of economic uncertainty and looming recession has created enormous challenges for law firms and their clients involved in or contemplating litigation. Clients need to pursue and defend business critical claims while preserving capital, and firms must maintain the continuity and profitability of their litigation practices. In the midst of this, a recent NYC Bar Association report advocates for a new partnership between lawyers and litigation funders – a partnership that could open… Read more

Speakers
  • Alanna Clair
    Partner
    Dentons

  • Jordan Goldstein
    Partner & GC
    Selendy & Gay

  • Joshua Libling
    Portfolio Counsel
    Validity

  • Reed Oslan
    Partner
    Kirkland & Ellis

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The 4th Annual Forum

Sept 29-30, 2021 | nyc & virtual

The 8th Annual Forum

Dec 7-8, 2021 | NYC & Virtual

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