Bloomberg Law
Dec. 2, 2021, 10:07 PM

Hausfeld to ‘Set Course’ for Namesake Firm After Stepping Down

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Long before Michael Hausfeld revealed he’s stepping back from leading the firm he founded, he said he knew the announcement would make waves.

“That’s why it took us this long to devise this transition,” Hausfeld, 75, the firm’s sole name partner, said in an interview.

The firm announced Wednesday Hausfeld will shift to chair emeritus on Jan. 1 from his current role of chair. Vice-chairs Brian Ratner and Anthony Maton will become global co-chairs.

Brent Landau will continue his current job as global managing partner, the firm announced. Partners Lianne Craig and Melinda Coolidge will become Hausfeld’s managing partners in ...

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