Four Latham victories recognized in the prestigious weekly column.
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 litigation, he has achieved complete defense victories at trial on claims totaling more than US$2 billion and obtained dismissals of multi-billion dollar securities class actions in various jurisdictions across the country. He has served in a variety of management positions, including serving as Global Co-Chair of the Securities Litigation & Professional Liability Practice.
Mr. Glennon’s primary areas of focus are securities and professional liability litigation, complex commercial litigation, and white collar criminal defense. Mr. Glennon has prosecuted and defended scores of lawsuits in state and federal court at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Glennon has achieved highly favorable results at trial, on motions, in settlements, and on appeal.
Leading publications, including Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Law360, The Daily Journal, Los Angeles Magazine, Super Lawyers, and The American Registry, consistently recognize Mr. Glennon as a top lawyer in the fields of securities and professional liability litigation.
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 immigrants in asylum proceedings, and families at adoption hearings.
Mr. Glennon previously served as a law clerk to Judge Gary A. Feess, United States District Judge for the Central District of California.
During law school, Mr. Glennon won the Berkeley Law Moot Court award for Best Oral Advocate, co-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 a member of the Chancery Club, the Chair of the Litigation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Managers of the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA.