Brent Landau

Executive Director

Brent Landau joined the Law Center in February 2024 as Executive Director. Mr. Landau leads all aspects of the organization’s work, including its litigation and advocacy, internal operations, and fundraising.

Prior to joining the Law Center, Mr. Landau was Global Managing Partner of Hausfeld, where he managed a firm of over 170 attorneys and litigated class actions on behalf of victims of human rights violations, anticompetitive conduct, and other wrongs. As part of an active pro bono practice, Mr. Landau served as co-counsel in the Law Center’s case challenging nuisance auto-body shops in Southwest Philadelphia.

Named a “Titan of the Plaintiffs’ Bar” by Law360, Mr. Landau also has been recognized by Lawdragon as one of the 500 leading lawyers in America, by the Legal Intelligencer as a “Distinguished Leader,” and by the National Law Journal as an “Antitrust Trailblazer and Pioneer.”

A dedicated Philadelphian, Mr. Landau serves as Treasurer of Congregation Rodeph Shalom and as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Penn Carey Law School, where he teaches a course in legal ethics.

Mr. Landau graduated 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. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Bruce W. Kauffman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He holds a B.A. in History and Philosophy, summa cum laude, from the State University of New York at Binghamton.