Risk Settlements Welcomes Legal Director Ross Weiner
PLANO, TX (October 29, 2018) — Risk Settlements, a leading provider of class action settlement insurance and solutions, announced today that Ross Weiner has joined the firm as legal director. In his role, Weiner will be consulting with businesses, corporate and defense counsel, court mediators, and insurance carriers and brokers about threatened or existing litigation, focusing on potential settlement structures, and providing risk-free alternatives to unpredictable settlement outcomes. Weiner was previously a partner in Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s litigation practice, where he vigorously defended companies facing class action litigation in various state and federal courts. He earned his J.D., with high honors, from The George Washington University Law School and his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Colgate University.
Says Weiner, “While in practice, I saw firsthand the quantitative and qualitative analyses performed by Risk Settlements and the value it provided to clients. I am very excited to join the Risk Settlements team after 9 years as a Kirkland & Ellis litigator. I look forward to working with and advising clients, both old and new, on Risk Settlements’ innovative products, including class action litigation insurance and litigation buyouts, and how they can be tailored to suit a client’s specific business, financial, and legal objectives.” Joel Fineberg, co-founder of Risk Settlements and co-creator of Class Action Settlement Insurance (CASI) added, “We are extremely pleased and excited to have Ross join Risk Settlements. Our current and prospective clients will benefit immeasurably by Ross’ keen judgment, broad experience and significant expertise in designing solutions for companies facing litigation risk.”
About Risk Settlements: Risk Settlements is the leading provider of class action solutions for businesses, corporate and defense counsel, court mediators and insurance carriers and brokers facing pending or existing litigation. The firm’s team of experienced legal, insurance and risk mitigation specialists custom-builds settlement structures that provide certainty to the uncertainty of class action liability. For additional information, please visit www.risksettlements.com.