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Growth in Litigation Funding The big question in 2018 for the U.S. litigation finance industry is: Just how big can it get? Both domestic and United Kingdom-based outfits have positioned themselves for a busy year ahead, plucking away new hires from Big Law and signing on high-profile ex-judges as advisers. As funding deals become more commonplace, the courts will increasingly have to wrestle with questions of transparency and who is in control. Credit: Sebra/Shutterstock.com Credit: Sebra/Shutterstock.com

A push to reveal litigation funding has spread to the U.S. Senate, where new legislation has drawn a mixture of praise and criticism from plaintiff and defense attorneys.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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