General Information

Year founded: 2008
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Overview

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Hausfeld is a leading disputes-only firm with 12 offices located throughout the US (Boston, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, DC) the UK (London), and continental Europe (Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, and Stockholm). Our global reach means we can litigate in jurisdictions that suit our clients best. We are also experienced in mediation and arbitration.

Hausfeld brings a visionary approach to resolving claims, whether that is for a single client or a group working collectively. As a leader in pioneering legal actions for damages, Hausfeld innovates by pushing further - the firm tenaciously focuses on results, and achieves pragmatic conclusions. Hausfeld lawyers have achieved some of the largest landmark settlements and judgments in our areas of practice, often after hard-fought litigation against the biggest names in the legal market. Socially minded and a champion for the best corporate governance, our lawyers are at the forefront of the legal profession in improving access to justice for both individuals and businesses. That makes for a profoundly different law firm.

The Hausfeld team comprises highly experienced litigators with a proven track record in claimant litigation in the areas of:

  • Antitrust/Competition
  • Commercial & Financial Disputes
  • Environmental Law
  • Human Rights
  • Product Liability
  • Technology & Data Breach

Hausfeld's clients include some of the world’s largest corporations in myriad industries, including current clients listed on the Fortune Global 500 and Forbes Global 2000. Hausfeld is reputed for its claimant-friendly, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and innovative approach to dispute resolution. For more information about the firm, including recent trial victories and landmark settlements, please visit www.hausfeld.com.

Rankings

Hausfeld LLP is nationally ranked in 4 practice areas and metro ranked in 4 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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National Rankings

Tier 1
Tier 1 for Antitrust Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Antitrust
Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Tier 2
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation

Metro Rankings

New York City, NY
Tier 1 for Antitrust Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Antitrust
San Francisco, CA
Tier 1 for Antitrust Law
Washington, D.C., DC
Tier 1 for Antitrust Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Antitrust

Rankings

National Rankings

Tier 1
Tier 1 for Antitrust Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Antitrust
Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Tier 2
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation

Metro Rankings

New York City, NY
Tier 1 for Antitrust Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Antitrust
San Francisco, CA
Tier 1 for Antitrust Law
Washington, D.C., DC
Tier 1 for Antitrust Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Antitrust
Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Antitrust Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Litigation
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

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Main Location

Washington, DC
888 Sixteenth Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States
202-540-7200 Call our Washington, DC location at 202-540-7200 Get Directions Get directions to our Washington, DC location

Office Locations

San Francisco, CA
600 Montgomery Street, Suite 3200
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States
415-633-1908 Call our San Francisco, CA location at 415-633-1908 Get Directions Get directions to our San Francisco, CA location

Contacts

Partner & Vice-Chair
Brian A. Ratner
Global Managing Partner
Brent W. Landau
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