Adv. Noah Wortman

Noah joined IMF Bentham in July 2018 as Business Development Manager (Global Investor Recoveries) and splits his time between Philadelphia and London with a global remit covering North America, the UK and Europe, Australia and Asia.

Noah has extensive experience advocating for investors, promoting corporate governance, and implementing strategies to achieve collective redress. He is responsible for account management and assisting IMF Bentham’s international network institutional investors (including financial institutions, superannuation, sovereign wealth, and pension funds) to recover their investment losses, for example through shareholder or bondholder class actions.

Previously, Noah was an executive at London-based Goal Group. Noah Joined Goal Group in June 2013 and first served as Director of Global Business Development and was then appointed Goal Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Americas in December 2014. In October 2016, Noah was appointed as Managing Director, Americas and as Goal Group’s Global Head of Class Action Services. He was responsible for the company’s operations and strategic vision in the Americas, and also led the company’s worldwide initiatives in securities and antitrust class action litigation services on behalf of its global institutional investor clientele.

Noah’s career as an advocate for investors began in 1995 at Morris and Morris, where he focused on corporate and complex business litigation. Noah moved to Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP. In 2001, Noah joined Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check LLP where he developed a concentration in lead plaintiff jurisprudence in securities class action litigation. While there, Noah also worked closely with the firm’s client and business development department, assisting several of the firm’s institutional and individual clients to serve as lead plaintiffs in securities class actions.

In 2006, Noah joined Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. as Case Development Director. In that role, Noah was responsible for the identification, research and initiation of shareholder class action lawsuits arising from possible breaches of fiduciary duties by corporate boards in M&A transactions and violations of the U.S. federal securities laws.

Additionally, Noah was part of the team that established the Investor Protection Litigation department for London-based Stewarts Law LLP in 2012 and was appointed the department’s sole Director of Case Development. Leveraging his knowledge of American federal securities laws, Noah sought to create opportunities for international investors to initiate, participate, and recover losses in actions in U.S. federal courts in connection with possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other fraudulent conduct. Noah also regularly directed and assisted international investors in analysis of transactional data to determine eligibility in class action, individual/opt-out litigation, and other forms of collective redress in jurisdictions across the globe.

Noah is a frequent speaker around the globe on the topic of shareholder legal redress, recovery, rights and responsibilities. Noah is also a member of the International Corporate Governance Network’s Shareholder Responsibilities Committee, the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute’s Event Advisory Board, the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Council of Institutional Investors, the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems, the European Society of International Law, the International Law Association, and an Associate member of the American Bar Association.

Noah attended Columbia University and the Albert A. List College of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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