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Maya Steinitz    

Law Professor, Author, Consultant & Arbitrator

Professor Maya Steinitz is an author, speaker, consultant, and arbitrator. Her main area of expertise is the future of the legal profession, especially the ways in which litigation finance and law firm finance have and continue to re-shape the legal profession and the careers of lawyers. She is the go-to speaker on these topics, having given dozens of lectures worldwide. Professor Steinitz is regularly interviewed by leading news outlets including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NBC, NPR, 60 Minutes, The Atlantic, The Chicago Tribune, and more.

Her publications on litigation finance, law firm finance, and the future of the legal profession, such as her recent work “The Partnership Mystique: Law Firm Finance and Governance for the 21st Century American Law Firm,” have been published by journals at Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Vanderbilt Law School, and Oxford University. Her book, “The Case for an International Court of Civil Justice,” has been published by Cambridge University Press.

Professor Steinitz is also often retained as counsel, consultant, and expert witness on litigation finance matters nationally and internationally. For more than a decade, she has regularly served as a consultant and counsel to finance firms, law firms, investors, and corporations and as an expert witness. In so doing, she has built on twenty years of legal practice, including as clerk for the Hon. Esther Hayut, the Chief Justice of the Israeli Supreme Court, as a litigator at Latham & Watkins, and as an international arbitrator.

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Her talks can qualify for ethics Continuing Legal Ethics (CLE) credits.

Speech Topics

Future of the legal profession, litigation finance, law firm finance

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