Hugh Steven  Wilson

Hugh Steven Wilson

Deputy Chairman

Steve Wilson has served as Deputy Chairman of Burford since its inception and is a member of the Complex Strategies Investment Committee.

Steve is a Senior Advisor at Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a US-based private investment business, and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of multiple registered investment companies within the Tennenbaum Capital Group. Prior to joining Tennenbaum Capital Partners, Steve was a senior partner with Latham & Watkins, where he was Global Co-Chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group and former chairman of both the National Litigation Department and the National Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation Practice Group. In addition to his roles at Burford and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, Steve formerly served as a director of Nasdaq listed Great Elm Capital Group Inc. (ticker GEC).

Steve earned his Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School and his JD from the University of Chicago Law School.