William von Mueffling
Advisor

William von Mueffling is an advisor to Legalist and is president of Cantillon Capital Management, an investment firm with more than $13 billion under management. Mr. von Mueffling was previously a managing director at Lazard Asset Management, where he was responsible for hedge funds. Prior to joining Lazard, he was with Deutsche Bank in Germany and France.

He earned a BA from Columbia College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

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.
Litigation Funder Legalist Brings on Ex-judge to Replace Posner as Adviser

Reuters

Sep 18, 2020
Reuters reports on retired US district judge Jeremy D. Fogel's joining Legalist as advisor
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.