Burford Capital found that 52% of GCs said they are entirely unaware of how origination credit is awarded when they hire a law firm. The litigation funder’s interest in the subject ties into its newly amplified goal of fostering greater diversity in law firms. Have an opinion? Email me here. Want this dispatch in your inbox every Thursday? Sign up here.

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An Unexpected Party Is Thinking About Origination Credit

My colleague Dylan Jackson had a story yesterday about how origination credit is too often a mystery, both within firms and outside of them.