Robin M. Davis leads Woodsford’s US underwriting and investment team for all types of litigation and arbitration as Chief Investment Officer for the United States. As a former litigator and experienced funder, she prioritizes investment in meritorious disputes where Woodsford is able to level the playing field and instil accountability by defendants while generating solid returns.
Woodsford is a recognized leader in investment in intellectual property litigation, including patent and trade secret claims. Robin’s particular expertise in this area is bolstered by her prior experience as a Partner at Radulescu LLP, a boutique patent litigation firm in New York City, and as an Associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Hogan Lovells US.
More broadly, she oversees Woodsford’s investments in various US forums into all types of civil disputes and arbitrations. Whether an individual or small business requires capital to vindicate its rights, or a larger business seeks to shift the risk of affirmative litigation away from its balance sheet, the Woodsford team is able to create investment structures to assist plaintiffs with meeting their goals.
Robin holds an S.B. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Materials Science and Engineering, where she was a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honors society. She received her J.D. from Cornell Law School and was a Notes Editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. She was repeatedly recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star: Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney” in the New York metro area from 2015-2018.
Robin was recognised as one of the top 100 professionals at the forefront of the litigation funding industry in the Lawdragon Global 100 – Leaders in Legal Finance Guide, 2021 and 2022.