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Who is Validity?

Founded by legal finance pioneer Ralph Sutton, the team at Validity is dedicated to solving problems by taking risks and offering strategic help. We are passionately committed to the success of our clients and to a transformed US legal system.

Meet the team

Ralph Sutton, Litigation Finance Pioneer, Validity Finance FounderRalph J. Sutton
Founder & CEO
New York
David J. Kerstein
Chief Risk Officer
New York
Julia Gewolb
Director of Underwriting
New York
Laina Hammond, Investment Manager HeadshotLaina Hammond
Investment Manager
Houston
William C. Marra
Investment Manager
New York
Eli Schulman
Investment Advisor
Tel Aviv
Wendie Childress
Portfolio Counsel
Houston
Ronit Cohen
Portfolio Counsel
New York
Joshua J. Libling
Portfolio Counsel
New York
Jason Listhaus
Corporate Counsel
New York
Kate Boyd
Chief Engagement Officer
New York
Jordan Aily, Small headshotJordan Aily
Director of Finance and Operations
New York, NY