Esquire Payment Solutions

We work with law firms, disability advocates, and third-party administrators (TPAs)/claims administrators (CAs) to distribute settlement proceeds and government benefits to clients through the ESQ Prepaid Visa® Card.

Esquire Payment Solutions is committed to:

• Alleviating the pain points of distributing funds to clients
• Supporting law firms with free marketing opportunities and more
• Providing clients with a safe and affordable financial tool

MANAGEMENT TEAM

DENNIS SHIELDS

Executive Chairman

Dennis has spent his career building legal and healthcare finance companies. Dennis is the founder and chairman of Esquire Bank, a federally chartered bank established to serve the plaintiff bar, as well as the founder and chairman of Esquire Payment Solutions and Plaintiff Funding Holding, DBA “LawCash”. Previously, Dennis was President and CEO of HealthShield Capital Corporation and served on the New York State Grievance Committee to the Second and Eleventh Judicial Departments. Dennis holds a BA from New York University.

HARVEY HIRSCHFELD

President
Harvey Hirschfeld is the President and Director of LawCash since its inception in 2000. He is the President and Director of Westbury Management Group, parent company to LawCash, since its inception in November 2013. He is also a Special Advisor to the Board of Esquire Bank, a federally chartered commercial bank located in New York City.

Mr. Hirschfeld is a Director of Oritani Bank, (Nasdq – ORIT), located in Washington Township, New Jersey. He is the Chairman of the American Legal Finance Association, a national trade association for the pre-settlement funding industry from 2004 to the present. In addition, he is also on the Board of Governors of Union County College, located in Cranford, New Jersey.

Mr. Hirschfeld had served as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of HealthShield Capital Corporation from June 1996 to August 2002. HealthShield Capital Corporation provided financing, billing, collection and collateral management services to the healthcare industry on a nationwide basis.

He has over 35 years of experience in consumer and commercial lending as well as financial administration. From 1989 to 1996 Mr. Hirschfeld was Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Franklin Credit Management Corporation, a publically traded company specializing in real estate mortgage and portfolio acquisitions. He was previously associated with Ingersoll-Rand Financial Corporation for over seven years, holding various executive positions including Director of Special Finance.

ARI P. KORNHABER

Executive Vice President
Ari is anExecutive Vice President of Esquire Payment Solutions and Executive Vice President at Esquire Bank. Ari brings to Esquire Payment Solutions years of experience as a personal injury and mass tort attorney at Pariser and Vogelman, and Napoli, Kaiser and Bern. Ari speaks regularly on the subject of litigation financing and ethics at seminars and CE meetings across the country. Ari is a licensed attorney with a JD from Touro Law School.