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Sarah Williams Sarah Williams, portfolio counsel at Validity Finance in Houston. Courtesy photo

With the coronavirus pandemic creating economic pressure on law firms and their clients, litigation funder Validity Finance is experiencing a surge in demand, and adding talent in Texas.

Validity added to its Houston office, bringing Kirkland & Ellis litigation partner Sarah Williams as portfolio counsel, as the litigation funder reports demand up 50% nationwide. Williams, who started work at Validity on Monday, joins investment manager Laina Hammond and portfolio counsel Wendie Childress in the Houston office.

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Brenda Sapino Jeffreys

Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys covers the business of law in Texas. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @BrendaSJeffreys

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