Noah Wortman

United States
IMF Bentham Limited
Job Title:
Business Development Manager (Global Investor Recoveries)
Areas of Expertise:
  • Shareholder responsibilities
  • Shareholder rights

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.

Noah was formerly Managing Director, Americas and Global Head of Class Action Services for London-based Goal Group. In that role, he was responsible for developing the company’s worldwide initiatives in securities and antitrust class action litigation services, with a particular emphasis on managing relationships with global institutional investors who he helped connect to law firms and funders to pursue investment recovery actions in the UK and Europe, US, Canada, Japan and Australia.

Prior to joining Goal Group, Noah conducted a similar role for Stewarts Law in the UK and US where he helped establish the Investor Protection Litigation department and was sole Director of Case Development. Noah also regularly directed and assisted international investors in analysis of eligibility to participate in class action, individual/opt-out litigation, and other forms of collective redress in jurisdictions across the globe. Noah has previously worked at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check LLP (focusing on lead plaintiff jurisprudence in securities class action litigation) and Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. (where he was Case Development Director responsible for identifying and managing shareholder class action lawsuits arising from breaches of fiduciary duties by corporate boards in M&A transactions and violations of the US federal securities laws).

Noah attended Columbia University and the Albert A. List College of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. 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 British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the European Society of International Law, the International Law Association, and an Associate member of the American Bar Association.