Nicholas F. Kajon Presents at General Counsel Forum on Litigation Finance
NEW YORK CITY, May 6, 2019 – Stevens & Lee’s Nicholas F. Kajon, Co-Chair of Stevens & Lee’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Department and Co-Chair of the Litigation Finance and Alternative Funding Group, presented at the General Counsel Forum on Litigation Finance held at the TKP Conference Center in New York City on May 1, 2019.
Mr. Kajon joined an esteemed group of international panelists for the session, “Litigation Finance as a Way to Level the Playing Field: The Boutique Law Firm Roundtable.”
Mr. Kajon has over 30 years of experience advising clients on financial restructuring, corporate governance and commercial litigation matters. He primarily represents debtors, hedge funds and trustees. He also regularly represents lenders, buyers of distressed assets, investors, suppliers, directors and executives. His clients have included companies in industries such as retail, apparel, transportation, energy, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, hospitality and services.
Mr. Kajon has negotiated a number of multi-million dollar agreements with litigation funders pertaining to both insolvency and other commercial litigation claims, and has extensive contacts in the litigation finance industry. As a result, he and the lawyers in the Litigation Finance and Alternative Funding team can provide an end-to-end solution for clients seeking to assert litigation claims without committing their own capital.
Mr. Kajon also has significant experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in insolvency related litigation including claims involving preferences, fraudulent transfers, breach of fiduciary duty, wrongful redemption, declaration of illegal dividends, equitable subordination, recharacterization and veil-piercing.
Mr. Kajon has an LL.M. in Corporation Law from New York University School of Law, a J.D., cum laude, from New York Law School and a B.A. from Fordham University.