Garrett Ordower

General Counsel Services


New York, NY
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Garrett leverages his extensive experience as a general counsel, business operator, litigation finance investor and litigator to offer strategic advice on complex and innovative issues.  Skilled in evaluating and communicating the strengths and risks of a client’s position, he helps navigate their options, and forcefully advocates on their behalf.  Garrett has a track record of successfully negotiating and resolving complex disputes. His extensive experience conducting internal and external investigations has been guided by his background as a journalist.  Garrett has navigated regulatory and ethical complexity to bring products to market, and offers a full range of legal advice.  His expertise includes handling a range of corporate transactions, particularly in the litigation finance sector.  

Garrett joined Scale in 2023, following roles as General Counsel of Mighty Group, Inc., a Series B legaltech and litigation finance startup, Managing Director at Lake Whillans Litigation Finance, and a litigator at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.  During law school, Garrett served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Chicago Law Review.  He also clerked on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  

Areas of Expertise

Commercial litigation
General Counsel Services
Litigation finance
Product counseling & Operations
Investigations & Enforcement Actions
Strategic Litigation Planning

Prior Associations

Mighty Group, Inc.  
Lake Whillans Litigation Finance 
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz


University of Chicago Law School
Northwestern University

Bar Admission

New York



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