GETTING STARTED – While some members of Congress are mulling their next move in light of AG William Barr’s release of a four-page summary of the Mueller investigation, we’re taking a look at the business the 22-month ordeal has delivered to white-collar lawyers. Ryan Lovelace reports that with plenty of work left to be done, the investigation already has proven to be a career-defining event for scores of lawyers on both sides. BIGGER – Litigation funder Therium Capital Management is launching a new $430 million fund, bringing the total value of its institutional investments to more than $1 billion. Dan Packel reports that the fund is the largest to date for the company, following a $265 million vehicle raised in February 2018. Founded in 2009, Therium has investment teams in the U.S., UK, Germany, Spain, Norway and Australia.
WHEELER DEALERS - The American Lawyer announces its Dealmakers of the Year today, and it’s a group deals that run the gamut, from the sale of an NFL team to a proxy fight heavily influenced by the #MeToo movement. Check out the two dozen lawyers on the list.
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