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Levenfeld Pearlstein’s Litigation Finance Practice and Douglas Gruener Recognized Among Best in U.S.


June 26, 2024

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CHICAGO, June 25, 2024 – Levenfeld Pearlstein’s (LP) Litigation Finance Practice and partner Douglas Gruener were recognized by Chambers and Partners in its Litigation Support Guide among the nation’s best litigation finance deal counsel. Notably, Gruener was ranked in Band 1, the highest ranking awarded by Chambers.

Commending LP as a “leading provider of litigation finance transaction advice,” Chambers highlighted feedback that the practice is “very tuned in to the space and know[s] the business very deeply.” One client said, “I have the utmost confidence in their ability to tackle any litigation finance transaction, whatever the complexity.”

Gruener was praised for being “very responsive, efficient, and knowledgeable given his previous experience in the industry.” Commended for being a “true deal lawyer” by one commenter, another said, “Doug is one of the finest transactional lawyers I have ever worked with. He has a deep understanding of the funding space.”

Chambers is among the world’s leading providers of legal research and analysis. Its rankings are especially meaningful because they are the result of a thorough and independent months-long research process that includes gathering detailed client feedback. The Chambers Litigation Support researchers conducted hundreds of comprehensive interviews with clients, attorneys, and market experts during their research process to ensure the accuracy of their rankings.  

About LP’s Litigation Finance Practice

LP’s litigation finance practice is one of the nation’s leading providers of transactional services in the burgeoning area of litigation finance. The team represents prominent litigation finance firms, hedge funds, and other investors entering into single-case financing transactions with plaintiffs, as well as financing transactions with law firms that are collateralized by pools of contingency fee matters or, alternatively, all assets. Additionally, the team represents plaintiffs and law firms in these transactions, giving them a uniquely strong understanding of market terms for the industry.

About Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC: Chicago-based Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC provides legal and business counsel to sophisticated clients across a broad range of corporate, tax, real estate, estate planning, and litigation matters. LP works with clients to understand the full impact of the law on their businesses and proactively addresses their legal issues so that they can quickly return to doing what they do best. While the firm possesses the resources and depth necessary to manage the most complex matters as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, it truly differentiates itself through its commitment to “The LP Way” – the firm’s model for creating an unparalleled client experience. Visit our website at and follow us on LinkedIn at @levenfeld-pearlstein.

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