Emily Hostage is a Vice President at Burford Capital, a global finance firm focused on legal and regulatory risk.
Prior to joining Burford, Ms. Hostage was Vice President of Strategic Analytics and Policy at RPX Corporation, a leading global provider of patent risk management services. At RPX, she managed a team of researchers evaluating patent lawsuits and forecasting risk to potential licensees. Previously, Ms. Hostage practiced law at Arnold & Porter, where she represented high-tech clients in patent, copyright and trade secret litigation cases.
Ms. Hostage graduated from Boston University with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in electrical engineering. She obtained her JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she also served as Executive Director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.