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Eugene Andre Ahtirski

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2011 Curriculum vitae


—Expert in Present Day Secondary Market Evaluation of Assets involving Future Payment Streams with an emphasis on Structured Settlement Annuities—


Summary and Highlights of Professional Experience:


Since 1994, Eugene A. Ahtirski has been one of the most active participants in all areas of the secondary “factoring” market pertaining to the purchase, sale and evaluation of future payment streams including but not limited to structured settlement payment rights, casino and lottery payouts, as well as entertainment industry residuals (hereinafter “ payment stream”).


Acting in the capacity as an attorney as well as an advisor, consultant, and expert to various “factoring companies”, Mr. Ahtirski is extremely well known for not only his ability to offer a present day evaluation of an annuity, but also for his ability obtain the best possible purchase price for a payment stream.


Detailed qualifications, industry experience, publications, and career experience:


Specifically, over the course of the past 16 years, Mr. Ahtirski:


  • Has brought in excess of 6,000 petitions for court approval of transfers of structured settlement payment rights, in 43 of the 47 states that allow for Court ordered sales and transfers of structured settlements.


  •  Mr. Ahtirski has also prepared independent financial evaluations as to the liquidation value of future payment streams on behalf of purchasers, sellers, investors, and forensic accountants in over 500 matters.


  • Acting in the capacity of an independent professional advisor, Mr. Ahtirski has also represented over 1,000 individuals assisting each to obtain the best possible purchase price and valuation of a payment stream.


  • Mr. Ahtirski has drafted over 100 “opinion” letters, on behalf of private investors and factoring companies, outlining the legal and financial risk associated with the purchase of a particular payment stream.


  • Mr. Ahtirski has also acted as Outside Counsel for at most major factoring companies at one time or another from 2002 to present. Companies that Mr. Ahtirski has represented include:


1.         J.G. Wentworth, Inc.

2.         321 Henderson Receivables, LLC,

3.         Stone Street Capital, Inc.

4.         Strategic Capital Corporation, Inc.

5.         Peachtree Settlement Funding, LP

6.         Structured Settlement Investments, LP

7.         R&P Capital, Inc.

8.         Colonial Settlements, Inc.

9.         Future Annuities of America, Inc. 

10.     North Eastern Capital Funding; and

11.     Law Cash, Inc.

12.     Andres Financial Group, LLC


Fees for Initial Consultations Regarding All Professional Services


Should you have any specific questions or inquires as to how I may be able to provide you with assistance in a particular structured settlement matter, please do not hesitate to contact me. I do not charge any fees for initial consultations on any matters.





Languages spoken: Spanish, German

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    27 years, 9.5 thousand cases
  2. Contracts: 30%
    27 years, 9.5 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    27 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    27 years, 1 thousand cases



Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John M O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community.


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  • Jimmie Lee J. Brown Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Eugene is a fine, competent and friendly attorney. I find him informative, considerate, caring and helpful. He graciously gives of his time to answer legal questions for both the AVVO lawyer and nonlawyer community either sage, sound legal counsel. A credit to the profession!


    Jimmie Brown Military law Attorney
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Contact info


Primary Office -14622 Victory Boulevard
Suite 103
Van Nuys, CA, 91411


A California Statewide Law Firm with Nationwide Associates
With Associates Throughout Entire State of, CA



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationLos Angeles Municipal Court1999
Certificate of AppreciationLos Angeles Municipal Court1998
Certificate of AppreciationLos Angeles Municipal Court1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Independent Professional AdvisorIPA2016 - Present
Managing PartnerThe Law Offices of Eugene A. Ahtirski1989 - Present
Independent Professional AdvisorStrucutred Settlement Transfers2016 - 2016
Outside Transfer CounselStrategic Capital2011 - 2015
General CounselAspyre Settlement Funding2006 - 2011
Outside Transfer Counsel321 Henderson Receivables, LLC2002 - 2006
Law ClerkCalifornia Department Of Corporations1988 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Settlement PurchasersAffiliate Member - Outside Counsel2002 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationAssociate Member2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re: Alexandra NegriGranted
In Re: Elizabeth SwensonGranted
In Re: Lindsay RigdonGranted
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Publication nameTitleDate
Wall Street Journal Personal Financial Blog "Total Return"Another Can’t-Miss Deal?2012
ForumStructured Settlement Transfers in CAlifornia2010
Los Angeles Metropolitan News-EnterpriseC.A. Upholds High-Interest Factoring Transactions2009
Los Angeles Metropolitan News-EnterpriseC.A. Upholds Factoring Transactions2009
Present Valueet al2006
The SunMan faces Trial In SB killing of Survivor2006
Daily pilotJudge denies bid to revoke bail2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of Southern CaliforniaN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Open HouseFactoring Future Payment Streams2013
Conference RoundtableUnderwriting Annuities For Investment2011
NASP ConferenceLegal Issues in Strucutred Settlement Transfers2005