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Brian Glennon is a trial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience representing public companies, directors and officers, and accounting/professional services firms in complex commercial litigation, including securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative lawsuits, and SEC enforcement actions. Nationally recognized for his work in securities and accountants' liability litigation, he has achieved complete defense victories at trial on claims totaling more than US$2.5 billion and obtained dismissals of multi-billion dollar securities class actions in multiple jurisdictions across the country. He has served in a variety of leadership positions over the course of his more than two decades at Latham & Watkins, including, most recently, serving as Global Co-Chair of the Securities Litigation & Professional Liability Practice Group.
Leading publications, including Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Law360, The Daily Journal, Los Angeles Magazine, Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, and The American Registry consistently have recognized Mr. Glennon as a top lawyer in the fields of securities and professional liability litigation.
During law school, Mr. Glennon won the Berkeley Law Moot Court award for Best Oral Advocate, authored a winning civil rights brief filed in the United States Supreme Court, and successfully prosecuted misdemeanor crimes in federal court on behalf of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California.
Mr. Glennon is also active in the firm’s pro bono program, having successfully represented many low-income inner-city tenants in landlord-tenant disputes, multiple transgender and Afghani refugees in asylum proceedings, and families at adoption hearings.
Following law school, Mr. Glennon served as a law clerk to Judge Gary A. Feess, United States District Judge for the Central District of California.
Mr. Glennon is the Chair of Complex Courts Committee, the immediate past chair of the Litigation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and he is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel. Mr. Glennon also is a Member of the Board of the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA.