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About David J. Spiegel

  • June 11, 2019

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David Spiegel is co-founder and Managing Director of GLS Capital, LLC.  At GLS, David leads commercial litigation and arbitration-related investing, where is responsible for originating, underwriting, and structuring litigation finance investments.  He focuses on claims relating to breach of contract, fraudulent conveyance, antitrust, judgment enforcement, and investor-state arbitration, among others.  David is a former Principal at Gerchen Keller Capital, LLC, where built a team that underwrote investments at all stages of litigation and arbitration, from pre-complaint to post-settlement.  David held the same position at Burford Capital after its acquisition of GKC.  He also has been retained as a testifying expert in high-profile disputes regarding the valuation of litigation assets.  Prior to GKC, David was a litigation associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  David holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a B.A. from Northwestern.