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About Adam Gill

  • June 11, 2019

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Adam Gill is a founder and Managing Director at GLS Capital, which provides consulting services and litigation funding for commercial and IP cases.  Prior to founding GLS Capital, Adam was a Principal at Gerchen Keller Capital and Burford Capital. Adam joined Gerchen Keller Capital in 2013 as its first employee and led its patent investments, helping Gerchen Keller grow from $100 million AUM to $1.3 billion AUM by early 2016.  Gerchen Keller was the world’s largest investment firm focused on legal and regulatory risk when it was acquired by Burford Capital in December 2016.

Adam has underwritten and managed hundreds of millions of patent litigation-related investments across a broad spectrum of technologies including semiconductors, consumer electronics, pharmaceuticals, telecom, medical devices and industrial machinery.

Prior to Gerchen Keller, Adam was a partner in the intellectual property group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago, where his practice focused on complex patent litigation. Adam holds a J.D. from the University of California-Hastings and a B.A. from the University of South Carolina.


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