Justin Barker
Head of the Chicago Office
Validity Finance

Justin Barker is the head of Validity’s Chicago office.  Justin works directly with large and small companies and law firms to implement innovative client-focused litigation finance arrangements to manage risk and bring certainty to litigation expense.

Prior to joining Validity, Justin was a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  During his 17 years at Kirkland, Justin’s practice focused on a wide variety of complex commercial litigation, including trade secret misappropriation litigation, contract disputes, bankruptcy litigation, toxic tort, purchase price earn-out disputes, employment litigation and investigations, and fraudulent transfer litigation.

Justin earned his J.D. from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, graduating magna cum laude and as a member of the Order of the Coif.

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