EDTX Denies Discovery of Litigation Funding Documents

Michelle Eber of Validity Finance reports that Chief Judge Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas recently adopted a majority rule by denying a motion to compel production of litigation funding documents and notes that defendants that continue to demand discovery into litigation funding documents do so against a growing body of caselaw holding that such disclosure is improper.

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Validity Finance Announces Promotions of Michelle Eber & Sarah Williams

Validity Finance has announced the promotions of Michelle Eber to Director of Patent Investments and Sarah Williams to Director of Underwriting. Michelle joined Validity’s Houston office in January of 2022 from Baker Botts, where she spent more than 10 years as a patent and trade secret litigator. Sarah joined Validity’s Houston office in November of 2020 from Kirkland & Ellis, where she was a Partner in the litigation practice.

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