Our team is among the most experienced in the litigation finance industry. We bring a continuity of management and operating and strategic expertise to propel our partnerships forward.
Alan L. Zimmerman
Executive Chairman/Legal Counsel
JD: New York University School of Law
BS: Miami University, Ohio
Alan is a pioneer in the field of legal finance founding Law Finance Group in 1994. He is admitted to practice law in California and New York, led a successful San Francisco Bay Area law firm for 22 years and served as an officer in the US Navy during the Vietnam war. His legal clients included businesses in manufacturing, high tech, finance, mortgage banking, retailing, healthcare and franchising. He has served as Vice Chair of the California Bar Business Law Section, Lecturer in continuing education programs for attorneys and is an author for the Practicing Law Institute and the California Continuing Education of the Bar. Alan is based in the Austin, Texas office.
Chief Executive Officer
BA: Amherst College - Economics & Psychology
As CEO, Kevin is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations as well as the development and implementation of Law Finance Group’s growth strategy. Since joining in 2014, Kevin has been instrumental in guiding and expanding the organization’s continued success. Kevin has over 25 years of experience in finance primarily with Citigroup and its predecessor firms occupying senior leadership roles in equities and alternative investments. Among noted accomplishments at Citigroup, he was responsible (in collaboration) for $1 billion revenue equities business and had built the #1 ranked (Institutional Investor) Equity Research Department where he managed a team of over 300 professionals. Kevin lives in New York City with his family and enjoys everything outdoors including biking, golf, the ocean and mountains, you name it.
Chief Financial Officer
CPA: BA: University of South Africa - accounting and auditing
As CFO of Law Finance Group Robert is responsible for all of the company’s financial functions including accounting, audit, treasury, corporate finance and investor relations. His career spans more than 20 years of varied experience in financial management, business leadership and corporate strategy. Robert and his family live in California’s beautiful Sonoma County.
Vice President/Director of Underwriting/Legal Counsel
JD: University of California, Berkeley
BS: University of California, San Diego - Psychology, Law & Society
Since joining Law Finance Group in 2017, Grant has become a pivotal member of the management team, leading underwriting and overseeing the review, documentation, and diligence of all of LFG's transactions and investments. Prior to joining LFG, Grant spent many years as a corporate litigator at Morrison & Foerster LLP in San Francisco, where his practice focused on financial services, consumer class actions, and commercial disputes. He also worked as a judicial extern in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and as a law clerk in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.
While in college, Grant served as the Editor-in-Chief of the UCSD Guardian, the university’s twice-weekly, student-run newspaper. Grant is a devoted fan of S.F. Bay Area sports teams and will look for any excuse to go to Costco.
Vice President/Head of Engagement/Legal Counsel
JD: Southwestern Law School
MBA: University of Southern California
BS: Ohio State University - Finance and Real Estate
Since joining Law Finance Group in 2012, Ajit has been the keystone of sourcing deals and maintaining relationships with our clients due to his passion for litigation finance. The passion stems from his expertise and understanding of finance and law garnered from his formal education and experience. Prior to joining Law Finance Group, Ajit worked for a boutique law firm as well as held positions in the investment banking and financial services industry. He is admitted to practice in California and the Ninth Circuit. Ajit enjoys international travel, golfing, tennis and cooking with his wife.
Vice President/Investment Counselor and Legal Counsel
JD: Cornell Law School
AB: Dartmouth College
Lauren joined Law Finance Group in 2021 in a role that combines review and analysis of LFG’s investment portfolio and relationship building with LFG’s litigation clients. Lauren has more than 25 years of complex commercial litigation experience and perennially has been recognized as among the nation’s top business litigators. She has extensive legal teaching experience and served as a judicial clerk for two federal judges. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys competitive horseback riding, hiking, running and yoga.
FUNDING AND OPERATIONS
LLB Law: Swansea University Wales
Jon joined Law Finance Group in 2011 and has been winning praise from our clients ever since for his focus and dedication to assisting them with their financial needs. Jon's prior legal experience as a Legal Executive/Litigation Manager and managing a team of 30 paralegals gives him intimate knowledge of the intricacies of the legal back office. His education concentrations included contract, property, intellectual property and tort law giving him further depth to his daily client interactions. When not in the office, Jon is an avid soccer and rugby player, leaning on his past professional playing and coaching experiences.
Funding Director/Legal Counsel
JD: The University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
BA: University of California, Los Angeles
Since joining Law Finance Group in 2018 Andrew has been regularly complimented by his clients and colleagues for his intimacy with the financial inner workings of boutique law firms stemming from prior professional experience as an attorney in California. A native to San Francisco, Andrew is a lifelong S.F. Giants fan and enjoys weekend drives through the Northern California wine country and adding to his extensive whiskey collection. Andrew is also know for dazzling friends with his Argentine grilling techniques.
Legal Counsel/Funding Operations
JD: Thomas Jefferson School of Law, cum laude
BA: University of California, Santa Cruz – Sociology
Warren joined Law Finance Group in 2017 as a member of the firm’s underwriting group. Warren oversees LFG’s lead generation and identification of new market opportunities and assists in the underwriting, diligence, and documentation of LFG’s investments. Prior to joining LFG, Warren worked in the Napa City Attorney’s Office engaged in litigation and policy work.
Warren holds a J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, cum laude, and a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He lives in San Francisco and can be found most weekends skiing at Palisades Tahoe or out hiking around the bay area.