Unlock the value of legal claims through flexible financing solutions.
At Advocate Financial Solutions ("AFS"), we consider ourselves a true partner to law firms, plaintiffs and investors. It’s our mission to provide innovative, efficient capital solutions for law firms, compassionate assistance to plaintiffs in need of legal and financial assistance, and a secure alternative investment option for investors. AFS specializes in raising working capital and securing individual case and docket financing for law firms and law services providers. AFS also advises sophisticated investors on the acquisition, disposition, and maximization of distressed debt and equity positions inside and outside of bankruptcy. Finally, through its many relationships with some of the largest commercial litigation and personal injury attorneys, AFS can can advise clients and their law firms in obtaining the best co-counsel arrangements to maximize the recovery of complex litigation matters or large personal injury cases.
Our team is comprised of highly qualified professionals in the legal, finance and risk management fields, each bringing expertise and oversight that we can put to work for you. Legal teams trust AFS as a true partner for their finance and capital needs.
8 E Huron, suite 903
Chicago, IL 60611
Areas of Practice
AFS has a broad network of both institutional investors and large family offices. These include hedge and private equity funds, high yield debt funds, venture capital funds, and asset-based lenders. AFS also has relationships with public money managers, mezzanine lenders, and strategic individual investors. These relationships enable AFS to match its law firm clients with the most appropriate sources of capital based on the specific needs of the litigation.
AFS assists law firms and legal service providers in obtaining working capital and case cost funding solutions through a variety of sources. This includes assisting law firms with case specific financing for large complex litigation matters, as well as for select mass tort dockets. We provide financing for direct litigation expenses including medical record retrieval and review, e-discovery, expert witness, trial exhibit and filing fees.
AFS provides comprehensive insights into how to best capitalize your firm, accelerate fees, and fund costly litigation. Through our broad network of the best law firms in the Mass Tort and Commercial litigation field, we can advise and facilitate co-counsel and fee sharing arrangements that maximize outcomes for plaintiff and firm, and de-risk the costs and duration of prolonged litigation. AFS can help guide your firm to the most successful outcomes.
Fee acceleration / Tax Deferral
AFS assists attorneys and law firms by accelerating their access to fees, freeing up capital months or even years sooner than they might otherwise receive. Alternatively, if access to capital is less critical, AFS can arrange for a variety of tax-deferred fee solutions, allowing attorneys and firms to build robust future income streams in a highly tax-efficient manner. Call today for a free consultation.
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