Brian Hill works for clients on a variety of litigation matters, including antitrust, general commercial litigation, contract disputes, and employment discrimination, and also represents clients in their interactions with government agencies.
Prior to joining Marcus & Shapira in 2009, Brian clerked for the Honorable D. Brooks Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He then was a Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Telecommunications and Media Enforcement Section, enforcing the Sherman Act and Clayton Act in both merger and unilateral conduct cases. In the fall of 2009, Brian was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Law School, where he taught Antitrust Law.
Brian graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 2005 (with honors and Order of the Coif), where he was Editor-in-Chief of The University of Chicago Legal Forum, and won the John M. Olin Prize for the outstanding graduating student in Law and Economics. Brian also has an M.A. (Philosophy) from the University of Pittsburgh and B.A. (Philosophy, with distinction) from Yale University.
Brian is the author of Measuring Media Market Diversity: Concentration, Importance, and Pluralism, 58 Fed. Comm. LJ 169 (2005-2006), and The State’s Burden of Proof at the Best Interests Stage of a Termination of Parental Rights, 2004 U. Chi. Legal F. 557. He also co-authored the written materials for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Arbitration Litigation seminar (May 20, 2010).
- Commercial Litigation
- Employment Discrimination
- Government Controversies
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
- University of Pittsburgh Law School (Visiting Professor)
- United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
- United States Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel (Summer Law Intern)
- The University of Chicago Law School, J.D. with honors, 2005
- University of Pittsburgh, M.A., 1997
- Yale University, B.A. in Philosophy with distinction, 1993
- The Honorable D. Brooks Smith, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2005-2006