About Us

We created X Ante to expose and explain the drivers of mass tort litigation

X Ante founder and president Rustin Silverstein (right)

Named for the Latin phrase ex ante – “before the event” – we are committed to delivering unique insights on the forces driving the increase in mass tort litigation. Founded in 2013 by attorney Rustin Silverstein, X Ante has grown into the leading source on advertising, marketing, and public awareness of mass tort litigation. Our comprehensive research and reporting allow us to provide insights and analysis unavailable anywhere else.


Since we started this work, our expertise has only grown. Curious about how we started and where we’re going?


We regularly share our insights in
articles covering developments
in mass tort litigation.