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William C. Marra is a Director at Certum Group, where he leads Certum’s litigation finance strategy.


B.A. Harvard College magna cum laude
J.D. Harvard Law School magna cum laude


Will is a former U.S. Supreme Court law clerk and co-teaches a course on litigation finance at the University of Pennsylvania’s Carey Law School. His law review article on litigation funding, The Shadows of Litigation Finance, was published by the Vanderbilt Law Review. He has been recognized by LawDragon as a global leader in litigation finance, and he regularly writes and speaks on funding.

Prior to joining Certum, Will spent several years at another litigation funder, where he managed litigation investments from sourcing and diligence through funding and resolution.

Before that, Will litigated commercial, constitutional, and appellate matters at Cooper & Kirk PLLC in Washington, D.C. He also clerked for Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court and Chief Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Earlier in his career, Will was a consultant at Bain & Company, where he helped Fortune 500 companies address some of their most pressing business and financial problems.

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