Author Archives: Gayle Cinquegrani

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Litigation Funder Bankrolls Snapchat Whistle-Blower Suit

Litigation Funder Bankrolls Snapchat Whistle-Blower Suit

By Gayle Cinquegrani, Bloomberg BNA A federal whistle-blower lawsuit filed May 16 against Snap Inc. by a former employee is being financed by Pravati Capital in what may be the first case where the role of a litigation funding company is acknowledged publicly. “I think we’re the first publicly announced portfolio litigation funding deal,” John

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Cozen O’Connor Picks Up 16 Lawyers From Buchanan Ingersoll

By Gayle Cinquegrani, Bloomberg BNA Cozen O’Connor added 16 labor and employment lawyers from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney to beef up its Philadelphia office and its new Pittsburgh office, Cozen announced May 8. With the addition, Cozen will add a railway labor practice and strengthen its immigration practice. “We now have labor and employment attorneys

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This Law Firm Is Betting on Data

Jackson Lewis P.C. is launching a data analytics group to bolster its labor and employment practice and to tackle new and non-law projects for its employer clients. “We have a team of lawyers, statisticians and data scientists that will support the various practice groups in the firm with their analytics needs as well as undertake