CEO and Co-founder
Prior to founding LexShares Mr. Greenberg worked in Deutsche Bank's technology investment banking group where he focused on merger & acquisition advisory, debt and equity financings primarily for enterprise software, technology services, and financial technology companies. While at Deutsche Bank Mr. Greenberg advised on over $13 billion of mergers & acquisitions and was involved in raising more than $5 billion of equity and debt financing. Mr. Greenberg received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Corporate Reporting & Analysis from Boston College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Mr. Greenberg holds Series 79, 63, 82 and 65 licenses. FINRA Broker Check
CIO and Co-founder
Mr. Volsky is a pioneer of the litigation finance industry. He has been instrumental in fostering the growth of this market for more than a decade, having overseen more than 10,000 investments in legal claims. He is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of LexStone Capital, which invests in commercial claims in North America. He is also a partner at the law firm of Schmidt, Volsky & Perle LLP, focusing on international business law and arbitration. Mr. Volsky holds a Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude) from New York University and a Juris Doctor degree from the Rutgers School of Law-Newark. He is a member of the New York State Bar and holds a Series 65 license. Mr. Volsky recently authored the first book about litigation financing, titled Investing in Justice: An Introduction to Legal Finance, Lawsuit Advances and Litigation Funding.
VP of Engineering
Prior to joining LexShares Mr. Simone worked with a number of leading public and private technology companies. Most recently at Akamai Technologies, Mr. Simone developed software tools for the network infrastructure team responsible for scaling and maintaining complex networks. Before that, he was the lead acquisitions engineer at Endurance International Group (EIG). At EIG Mr. Simone integrated more than five acquisitions, which helped secure the company's position as one of the largest web hosting companies in the world. Mr. Simone is also the Co-founder of The Black List, a two-sided marketplace for connecting screenwriting talent to industry professionals. Mr. Simone received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Tufts University and a Masters in Engineering Management from the Tufts Gordon Institute. Mr. Simone is also a certified ScrumMaster.
VP of Investments & Partnerships
Mr. Reason has a proven background in building sales strategy and teams for early-stage companies. Prior to joining LexShares as Vice President of Investments and Partnerships, Mr. Reason raised millions for causes and led business development and partnerships for Booster.com, the community fundraising arm of CustomInk. Mr. Reason joined CustomInk through the acquisition of Spark Commerce, a company he co-founded that changed how online stores used digital gifts to transform the shopping experience. Before Spark, Mr. Reason co-founded BuyWithMe, building the sales operations for the company which grew to $30 million in annual sales and 190+ employees. Mr. Reason holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Emory’s Goizuetta Business School, with a concentration in marketing and consulting.
Investment Operations Analyst
Prior to joining LexShares as Investment Operations Analyst, Mr. Marchand was Director of Investment Operations for Northwestern Mutual affiliated wealth management advisors. He also served as purchasing analyst with Timken Aerospace, a manufacturer of helicopter transmissions. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Westfield State University, and a Masters in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University. Mr. Marchand maintains a Series 63, Series 6, and Series 7. FINRA Broker Check
VP and Director of Underwriting
Prior to joining LexShares as Vice President and Director of Underwriting, Mr. Schmidt was Director of Underwriting at LexStone Capital, which specializes in commercial litigation finance. Mr. Schmidt was also President and Director of Underwriting at LawMax Legal Finance, with primary responsibility for overseeing the underwriting of all investments. Since 2002, Mr. Schmidt has reviewed more than 25,000 cases, making him one of the leading industry experts for evaluating litigation finance assets. A graduate of New York University (Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Honors) and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (Juris Doctor), Mr. Schmidt is a member of the Bars of the states of New York and New Jersey, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York and District of New Jersey.
VP of Business Development
Mr. Oxman is an experienced attorney and investor who practiced litigation at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, where he specialized in antitrust law, securities law and white collar defense. While at Dewey, Mr. Oxman successfully represented various multibillion dollar corporations in complex matters, including arbitrations, class action litigations, and state, federal, and international government investigations. Mr. Oxman received a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Princeton University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He also holds a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School and an Masters in Business Administration from NYU Stern School of Business. He is a member of the New York State Bar.