Boaz is the co-founder of Lake Whillans and a Managing Director. Chambers USA has ranked Boaz among the top leaders in the litigation finance space, noting that he is “widely recognised as a ‘great operator’ . . . praised for deploying ‘patient capital and handling sophisticated matters’” and a “very talented, terrific lawyer who is a pleasure to work with.” Boaz has also been recognized by Lawdragon as one of America’s 100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists. Boaz was previously a litigator at Cleary Gottlieb, where he represented financial institutions and major corporations in complex commercial litigations and arbitrations, and Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann, where he represented investors in high-profile securities class actions. He has also served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert P. Patterson, Jr. (S.D.N.Y.) and the Honorable Pamela B. Minzner, then-Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court. Boaz has a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. in economics from Harvard University.