Brent Landau, Global Managing Partner of Hausfeld, is an accomplished antitrust lawyer who represents plaintiffs in complex cases. He has been recognized by a wide array of national and global publications for his leadership in and out of the courtroom, including being named a "Titan of the Plaintiffs’ Bar" by Law360 in 2019 and a "Distinguished Leader" by the Legal Intelligencer that same year.
Brent’s clients include large and small businesses seeking compensation for price-fixing, monopolization, and other wrongdoing. With experience representing clients in health care, transportation, and other industries, he has obtained significant recoveries in courts throughout the United States.
Brent maintains an active pro bono practice, and is currently counsel to claimants in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program (“IRRP”) and similar programs throughout Pennsylvania. For this and other pro bono work, Brent and Hausfeld's Philadelphia office received the 2019 Philadelphia Bar Foundation Pro Bono Award.
Brent also serves as a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he has taught a course in legal ethics since 2015. He provides advice on professional responsibility issues both within the firm and for his clients.
Brent regularly speaks on issues of professional ethics, antitrust law, and class actions, including several ABA programs, and has contributed to a number of ABA publications. He is a member of the ABA Antitrust Law Section and the ABA Center on Professional Responsibility.
Brent received his law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he was a Supervising Editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation and Co-Chairperson of the Tenant Advocacy Project. After law school, Brent served as a law clerk to the Honorable Bruce W. Kauffman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.