Brent R. Austin
Eimer Stahl LLP
BRENT R. AUSTIN’s trial and appellate practice concentrates on complex litigation in state and federal courts nationwide, with an emphasis on antitrust/ competition law, RICO, state consumer protection act class actions, False Claims Act and qui tam litigation, and government and internal investigations. Mr. Austin’s clients come from the financial services and insurance, manufacturing, health care, and retail sectors. For example, he has represented various property and casualty insurers for years in significant commercial and contractual disputes, as well as consumer class actions challenging rates and premiums, marketing and sales practices, claims-handling practices, and brokering activities. His work often centers on industry-wide challenges to products or business practices.
Mr. Austin also writes and speaks frequently on issues of antitrust, RICO, consumer fraud and whistleblower issues, as well as developments in federal evidence and civil procedure. Prior to joining Eimer Stahl, he was a partner and co-chair of the commercial litigation practice group of a large national law firm.