Press Releases

Litigation funding as a tool for catalyzing criminal justice change
Legalist CEO Eva Shang issues statement calling on the legal community to prioritize taking on change-catalyzing legal cases.
July 1, 2020
Legalist continues rapid growth with new milestone: over 100 funded cases
Legalist announces investment milestone of over 100 litigation cases.
June 23, 2020
Legalist announces over $500 million recovered for plaintiffs
Legalist gives plaintiffs the arsenal they need to stay in the game.
January 8, 2020
Meet Heather Zacharia
Duane Morris litigator Heather Zacharia joins Legalist as investment counsel.
November 13, 2019
Meet Zia Oatley
Former Gibson Dunn litigator Zia Oatley joins Legalist as investment counsel.
September 26, 2019
Announcing Fund II
Our new $100 million fund, Legalist Fund II.
September 9, 2019
Judge Richard A. Posner joins Legalist as advisor
Eva Shang sits down with Judge Richard Posner to discuss his new role as an advisor to Legalist
June 20, 2019
Announcing Fund I
Our new $10.25 million fund, Legalist Fund I.
August 30, 2017

In the News

Above the Law on how Legalist levels the litigation playing field.
David vs. Goliath
Boston Globe on the launch of Legalist and why big data can be used to fund small lawsuits.
Legalist brings big data to small lawsuits
The New Yorker reports on Legalist's launch story at Y Combinator and beyond.
What litigation finance is really about