Jack Simony


Jack Simony, Chairman of The Negotiation InstituteJack Simony was the lead manager for Hamilton Capital LLC. The fund invested in litigation finance, and arranged complex credit facilities, financed equity investments and acquisitions, and structured multi-party corporate transactions. His career has focused on providing innovative credit solutions to markets that are underserved by traditional sources of financing, in areas including law firm finance, plaintiff commercial litigation finance, consumer finance, and structured finance. Previously, Mr. Simony co-founded and was CEO of Whitehaven Financial, a litigation financing company. He successfully directed Whitehaven to a nationwide enterprise invested in over 10,000 legal claims with capital facilities of over $350 million. Prior to Whitehaven, Mr. Simony co-founded and was CEO of Knightsbridge Equities, a trading firm which provided traders with proprietary software and capital.

Since 2009, Mr. Simony has served as the chairman of The Negotiation Institute, a leading provider of executive skills training dedicated to building collaborative leaders, high performing teams, and optimizing organizational effectiveness within companies worldwide. Under his leadership The Institute created and hosted the award-winning Women’s Insights on the Art of Negotiation (WIN) Summit a conference designed to challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of identity in order to reimagine traditional corporate environments and make vital opportunities more accessible to today’s professional women.

Mr. Simony currently serves as a Trustee for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, served a three year term as the UN representative for Human Rights Advocates International. He is a member of The Army and Navy Club in Washington D.C., the New York Athletic Club in NYC and an active supporter of a number of philanthropic organizations.

Mr. Simony holds an MBA from Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris, graduated with a DFS from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and a B.A from the City University of New York. He received his credentials as a certified expert in the field of fraud prevention from the American Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.