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Milestone Consulting

Milestone Consulting

We are Milestone Consulting

Milestone Consulting is a national settlement planning firm. We provide both trial lawyers and their clients with trusted financial guidance and strategies around settlements to ensure their financial security for a lifetime. We are licensed in all 50 states to advise and consult on every major issue involved in and around settlement time. Our approach to settlement planning is comprehensive, but our focus is simple: securing your future. We have guided thousands of trial lawyers and their clients through the settlement process, taking the time to understand the complexities of each case, to assess the best outcomes, and to find the paths that allow plaintiffs and trial lawyers to manage their future financial needs and meet their short and long-term goals.

Our areas of expertise include qualified settlement funds, investment-backed structures, attorney fee deferral, special needs trusts, Medicare set-asides, non-qualified assignments, and government benefits compliance. With over 20 years in the settlement planning industry, our team of experts recognizes that each case and family has a unique set of circumstances and challenges. Our role is to understand these challenges and make educated recommendations that will empower families to make sound financial decisions.

Core Services

  • Qualified Settlement Fund Management
  • Tax-Free Settlement Design
  • Attorney Fee Deferral
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Medicare Set Asides
  • Government Benefits Compliance
  • Settlement Advocacy and Mediation
  • Wealth Management

Founder Bio

John Bair | CEO

John Bair holds over twenty years of diverse experience in the settlement planning industry, and the civil justice community at large. He is the Founder and CEO of Seventh Amendment Holdings, a company that provides comprehensive, plaintiff-focused settlement planning and management through its subsidiary companies, specifically Milestone Consulting and Monolith Advisors. He is the Co-Founder and President of the Bairs Foundation, a first-of-its-kind 501C3 public charity providing low-interest pre-settlement funding to plaintiffs. Most recently, John has co-founded CrowFly, an online exchange that connects buyers and sellers of structured settlement annuities.

A graduate of West Point, John served in the U.S. Cavalry for seven years as a Captain and Aviation Officer. John has advocated for bills designed to protect consumers and enable pro bono settlement consulting, provided services on over 10 major multi-district litigations, and worked on landmark cases such as the BP/Deepwater Horizon settlement, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the 1983 Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing, the U.S. embassy bombing in Tanzania, and notable national aviation disasters.

In his spare time, John’s an avid soccer, basketball, and hockey Dad. He loves traveling the world with his wife, Amy, and enjoys healthy competition in bocce, billiards, and cornhole.

We are Milestone Consulting

Milestone Consulting is a national settlement planning firm. We provide both trial lawyers and their clients with trusted financial guidance and strategies around settlements to ensure their financial security for a lifetime. We are licensed in all 50 states to advise and consult on every major issue involved in and around settlement time. Our approach to settlement planning is comprehensive, but our focus is simple: securing your future. We have guided thousands of trial lawyers and their clients through the settlement process, taking the time to understand the complexities of each case, to assess the best outcomes, and to find the paths that allow plaintiffs and trial lawyers to manage their future financial needs and meet their short and long-term goals.

Our areas of expertise include qualified settlement funds, investment-backed structures, attorney fee deferral, special needs trusts, Medicare set-asides, non-qualified assignments, and government benefits compliance. With over 20 years in the settlement planning industry, our team of experts recognizes that each case and family has a unique set of circumstances and challenges. Our role is to understand these challenges and make educated recommendations that will empower families to make sound financial decisions.

Core Services

  • Qualified Settlement Fund Management
  • Tax-Free Settlement Design
  • Attorney Fee Deferral
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Medicare Set Asides
  • Government Benefits Compliance
  • Settlement Advocacy and Mediation
  • Wealth Management

Founder Bio

John Bair | CEO

John Bair holds over twenty years of diverse experience in the settlement planning industry, and the civil justice community at large. He is the Founder and CEO of Seventh Amendment Holdings, a company that provides comprehensive, plaintiff-focused settlement planning and management through its subsidiary companies, specifically Milestone Consulting and Monolith Advisors. He is the Co-Founder and President of the Bairs Foundation, a first-of-its-kind 501C3 public charity providing low-interest pre-settlement funding to plaintiffs. Most recently, John has co-founded CrowFly, an online exchange that connects buyers and sellers of structured settlement annuities.

A graduate of West Point, John served in the U.S. Cavalry for seven years as a Captain and Aviation Officer. John has advocated for bills designed to protect consumers and enable pro bono settlement consulting, provided services on over 10 major multi-district litigations, and worked on landmark cases such as the BP/Deepwater Horizon settlement, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the 1983 Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing, the U.S. embassy bombing in Tanzania, and notable national aviation disasters.

In his spare time, John’s an avid soccer, basketball, and hockey Dad. He loves traveling the world with his wife, Amy, and enjoys healthy competition in bocce, billiards, and cornhole.

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