Lincoln Leadership is pleased to announce the board of Public Interest Law Center has appointed Brent Landau, J.D. as its new executive director. The Law Center uses high-impact legal strategies to advance civil, social, and economic rights of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Mid-Atlantic communities facing discrimination, inequality, and poverty. The organization utilizes litigation, community education, advocacy, and organizing to secure access to fundamental resources and services.
An accomplished and brilliant attorney, Brent spent the last 15 years leading a prominent plaintiff law firm, Hausfeld, LLP. Brent served as Global Managing Partner, oversaw the firm’s worldwide operations, and facilitated its continued strategic growth. He sat on firm’s Global Executive Committee, Management Committee, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee, and Pro Bono Committee. Outside of his professional activities, Brent chairs the Development Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and is the treasurer of Congregation Rodeph Shalom. He received his B.A. in History and Philosophy, summa cum laude, from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
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