FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vinson Litigation Finance Announces Addition of New Chief Financial Officer
Justin S. Estrera brings extensive experience and expertise to leading litigation funding company
El Segundo, CA – September 23, 2015 – Vinson Litigation Finance (VLF), a leading commercial litigation finance firm, today announced Justin S. Estrera has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer where he is responsible for the firm's finance, treasury, technology, and corporate development functions.
Prior to joining VLF, Estrera was a senior manager in the assurance service line of Ernst & Young's financial services practices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, where he provided audit and attest services to a variety of investment companies and advisors, including publicly traded business development companies, private equity funds and hedge funds.
“We are thrilled to have Justin join the VLF team,” states Dr. Donald E. Vinson, chairman and CEO of VRM. “His expertise and knowledge will bring invaluable resources and insights to our company and therefore our clients.”
“The growth in litigation finance is an exciting development in both the legal and financial services industries and I am happy to be involved in it by joining Dr. Vinson's team at VLF,” states Estrera.
Estrera holds a B.A. in business economics, with honors, and a minor in accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in California, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CaICPA). Estrera is based in the company's El Segundo offices.
About Vinson Litigation Finance
Vinson Litigation Finance (VLF), a Vinson Resolution Management (VRM) company, is a U.S.-based financial services firm providing capital for the funding of meritorious commercial litigation. VLF is the only litigation finance company that takes an objective, scientific approach to case risk analysis. Known as the VLF Evaluation Protocol, VLF's proprietary technology houses a database of more than 2,000 surrogate jurors and uses sophisticated statistical and mathematical modeling processes to assess the merits of a claim and the potential for financial success.