david sloan - chief financial officer​​

Neil Kornswiet - chief executive officer

Tony has been an architect of divergent financial models for more than 20 years. Beginning at Bloomberg where he expanded the product’s functionality to benefit large hedge funds and sell-side institutions, he went on to deliver similar analytics to Fortune 1000 Corporate Finance, Treasury and Corporate Development clients of Thomson Reuters.  He left traditional investment analysis and ventured into U.S.-Mexico trade relations two years before discovering opportunities in litigation finance where he has structured deals since 2010.  Tony earned a degree in Finance from Georgetown University.

investments in class action settlement claim rights

Hugh has 12 years of experience as General Counsel in the collection of assets from class action litigation.  Prior to working in the purchasing and servicing of litigation assets, Hugh was a trial attorney in San Francisco, specializing in defense of toxic torts, product liability, class actions, and contract disputes involving mostly Fortune 100 companies.  He received a B.S. with special honors from the University of Texas at Austin and J.D. with honors from the University of Texas Law School.  He resides in Madrid, Spain with his wife and two daughters.

tony raleigh - chief investment officer

David has over 20 years of experience providing mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, and restructuring advisory services to corporate clients worldwide. In 2006, David established Bancroft Partners, an investment banking firm serving west coast based entrepreneurs and early to mid-stage companies. Prior to 2004, David spent 15 years with JP Morgan Chase. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Brown University.

hugh alexander - general counsel

Neil is a recognized expert in litigation claims finance, real estate finance, and corporate law matters.  Mr. Kornswiet is currently Chief Executive Officer of Optium Capital LLC, an investment firm that specializes in the purchase of litigation receivables in large class action lawsuits.  Prior to founding Optium, Mr. Kornswiet was a member of the Board of Directors and the Office of the President of Pacific Mercantile Bank. 

Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Kornswiet was a Managing Director of UBS Investment Bank with responsibility for mortgage loan origination and servicing in North America.  Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Kornswiet was the Chief Executive Officer and President of four nationwide mortgage lending companies.  Two of the companies were publicly traded companies and two of the companies were funded with private placements.

Before his entry into the mortgage industry, Mr. Kornswiet was a partner and member of the management committee in the national law firm of McKenna, Conner and Cuneo specializing in corporate finance, consumer credit compliance, regulatory compliance, and operational matters for some of the largest financial institutions and investment banks in the United States and Europe.  Prior to joining McKenna, Mr. Kornswiet was an associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York specializing in corporate finance and general corporate matters.  Prior to attending law school, Mr. Kornswiet also worked for Arthur Andersen & Co. as a staff accountant.  Finally, Mr. Kornswiet has served on the board of directors of the Home Equity Lenders Leadership Organization and the National Home Equity Mortgage Association, where he co-authored the consumer bill of rights.  Mr. Kornswiet received his B.S.B.A. from The Ohio State University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. 

Neil Kornswiet is involved in many charitable and civic endeavors including the Orangewood Children’s Home, Make-a-Wish Foundation, the Arthritis Foundation, and the Sage Hill School, among others.