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Executive Vice President, Woodsford Litigation Funding | USA
Alex Lempiner is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Woodsford US. In this role, Alex oversees corporate and legal matters affecting the Company in the United States. Leveraging more than 20 years of legal and industry experience, Alex is a strategic partner who is passionate about litigation funding and levelling the playing field to offer access to justice for those who need it the most.
Alex joined Woodsford from Rembrandt IP Management, LLC, a Philadelphia-based investment firm, where he served as Corporate Counsel and Secretary with responsibility for all corporate governance and legal matters affecting the litigation funding business. Alex was instrumental in developing Rembrandt’s funding operations as he drafted the transaction documents, handled the negotiations with claimants and their counsel, coordinated diligence and participated in the final investment decisions.
Prior to his move to Rembrandt, Alex served as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Coventry First, LLC, a leader in the life settlement market. He joined Coventry as its first in-house counsel and during his 12-year tenure, he played a leading role in the Company’s growth and success, working directly with the owners to develop and implement company-wide procedures, while counselling on risk analysis and operational matters. Alex had direct responsibility for drafting and negotiating a diverse set of commercial agreements while also managing a variety of litigation and compliance matters.
Alex began his legal career with the international law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP, in the Global Corporate Finance Group of their New York office. During his 6 years at Milbank, Alex represented administrative agents, lenders and borrowers in a wide range of syndicated financings and capital markets transactions.
Alex obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law from The Pennsylvania State University where he was admitted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and his Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in New York and Pennsylvania.
Alex was recognised as one of the top 100 professionals at the forefront of the litigation funding industry in the Lawdragon Global 100 – Leaders in Legal Finance Guide, 2021.