Thomas Brown is a partner in the Antitrust and Competition and the Global Banking and Payment Systems practices of Paul Hastings. He is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. Mr. Brown’s practice focuses on competition law and legal issues affecting technology companies. He has litigated notable antitrust cases, including class actions, against technology companies for more than fifteen years. Many of the cases have involved both complex industries and technologies.
Mr. Brown previously served as Vice President, Senior Counsel at Visa U.S.A. Inc. There he was responsible for managing the aftermath of the settlement in In re Visa Check/MasterMoney Antitrust Litigation, including the dozens of consumer class actions that were filed following the settlement. He was also deeply involved in the company’s transformation from a co-op to a shareholder owned company.