Michael Chepiga, who retired from Simpson Thacher on Jan. 1 after 30 years with the firm, will join BlackRobe Capital Partners as a managing director this month. A New York-based private investment firm specializing in litigation finance, BlackRobe was started last year by former plaintiffs lawyer and ex-federal prosecutor Sean Coffey.
Litigation Finance Startup Snags Retired Simpson Thacher Partner
The American Lawyer
April 11, 2012