lake whillans litigation finance

Level the legal playing field.

Lake Whillans is a private equity firm that provides capital to businesses that are facing litigation for arbitration. Our capital can be used for litigation fees and expenses, and / or to support corporate operations. Our litigation funding is non-recourse. If the underlying claim is unsuccessful, we are owed nothing.

Overview of Lake Whillans

Our platform is unique within the industry:

  • We finance contract disputes, business torts, trade secret misappropriation, breaches of fiduciary duties, fraud, and bankruptcy-related claims with amounts in dispute over $15 million.

  • We have more than $125 million in discretionary capital to be deployed for litigation fees & expenses.

  • We offer direct communication with ultimate decision makers throughout the process.

  • We have no hierarchy or formal “investment committee” and can go from contact to close in 30 to 45 days.

  • We are experienced former litigators from firms including Bartlit Beck, Cleary Gottlieb, Latham & Watkins, and Wachtell Lipton.

  • We can deploy additional capital to support underlying business operations.

  • We provide transparency throughout the process and business friendly terms - visit our Code of Conduct page.

  • Our depth and breadth of experience allow us to quickly understand matters, offer insights and craft attractive deal structures.

The best way for companies and their counsel to determine if litigation funding is an attractive option is to discuss it with us.

Experts In Legal Funding

Established in 2013, Lake Whillans is a private equity firm investing in meritorious commercial claims (whether in litigation, arbitration or insolvency proceedings) with realistic damages in excess of $15 million that are prosecuted by premier lawyers.