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Hausfeld LLP Partner Brian Ratner Named to Legal Times 2009 "40 Under 40" List

Hausfeld LLP Partner Brian Ratner Named To Legal Times “40 Under 40” List

Washington, DC – July 14, 2009 – Hausfeld LLP, a global claimants’ law firm dedicated to handling large and complex litigation matters for individuals, corporations and organizations, today announced that Partner Brian Ratner has been named to the Legal Times 2009 “40 under 40” list – which recognizes rising legal stars expected to play a key role in the Greater Washington legal community for years to come.

“Brian is part of our truly unique team of lawyers at Hausfeld that have, throughout their careers, applied forward-thinking ideas and creative solutions to the most vexing global legal challenges,” said Michael Hausfeld, Chairman of Hausfeld LLP. “This honor reflects Brian’s commitment to the firm’s success and, most importantly, to delivering unprecedented results for our clients.”

Legal Times, a product of The National Law Journal, cited Ratner’s key role in helping Hausfeld “build a global presence” for the firm and secure multiple multimillion-dollar victories for victims of anti-competitive conduct, as well as his work representing plaintiffs impacted by a global vitamins cartel and, more recently, serving as one of the lead negotiators for a groundbreaking settlement related to the marine hose cartel (see

The “40 Under 40” will be honored at the annual Legal Times awards gala in October.

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Hausfeld LLP, based in Washington, DC, is a global plaintiffs’ law firm providing litigation services in the areas of consumer fraud, antitrust/competition law, human rights violations, product liability, civil rights, and environmental law. In addition to the Washington office, the firm has operations in New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and London. For additional information about Hausfeld LLP and its services, please visit