Christian Haigh
Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Christian Haigh is the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Legalist. He is a programmer, Forbes 30 under 30, and dropped out of Harvard, where he was pursuing a joint BS/MS in economics and Computer Science. While at Harvard, Christian worked in the lab of Professor Latanya Sweeney.

After founding Legalist at the age of 22, Christian led a team of developers in building Legalist’s innovative data-driven technology for sourcing and underwriting litigation investments. He spearheads all efforts at Legalist around technology and investment.

In the news

Key Takeaways from LFJ’s Special Digital Event

Litigation Finance Journal

Nov 11, 2021
Innovations in Litigation Funding
Legalist continues to bulk up team, adding Fox Rothschild, Casetext alums


Jun 11, 2021
Technology-powered litigation funder Legalist has once again tapped former litigators to grow its team.
Litigation funding startup Legalist is seeing a boom in demand to back lawsuits — and is hoping to attract hundreds of millions of dollars from investors to keep up with the need

Business Insider

Oct 2, 2020
Business Insider interviews Legalist CEO Eva Shang about how the firm has grown since its launch and how she envisions its future.
Lit Funder Legalist Hits 100-Case Mark as Posner Departs

Jun 23, 2020
American Lawyer's Media reports on Legalist's milestone of over 100 cases under investment.
2020 Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Finance


Jun 4, 2020
Legalist CEO, COO, General Counsel Named to Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Finance
52 Best Startup Companies To Watch Out For in 2020


Apr 9, 2020
Legalist is among the 52 best startups to watch out for in 2020, according to AngelList.
Announcing Legalist Fund II

Wall Street Journal

Sep 12, 2019
Launching a new Legalist Fund II for $100 million in the Wall Street Journal.