Heather Zacharia
Investment Counsel

Heather Zacharia works as Investment Counsel at Legalist where she underwrites potential investments. She is a former litigator with almost a decade of experience at AmLaw 200 firms.

Heather worked as Walsworth as a litigator focused on products liability and commercial litigation, as well as other regional and national firms, most recently Duane Morris LLP, where her practice expanded included insurance coverage/bad faith litigation and employment/benefits litigation.

She received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.

In the news

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

Law.com

Jun 23, 2020
American Lawyer's Media reports on Legalist's milestone of over 100 cases under investment.
52 Best Startup Companies To Watch Out For in 2020

AngelList

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.