Litigation-Finance Firm Survives Chevron Debacle, Learns Lessons, and Thrives

Donziger at a press conference in Quito, Ecuador Photograph by Rodrigo Buendia/AFP via Getty Images

Burford Capital, a litigation-finance firm, was just getting aloft in 2010 when it invested $4 million in a controversial pollution lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador. The transaction went sour very quickly.

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