Brian Hill

Brian Hill
(412) 338-5213
  • Antitrust
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Government Controversies
  • 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, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2005-2006
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Brian Hill works for clients on a variety of litigation matters, including antitrust, general commercial litigation, contractual matters, and real estate disputes, 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, where he enforced the Sherman Act and Clayton Act in horizontal merger cases involving up to 50 million documents and transactions worth $28 billion.  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), and also has an M.A. (Philosophy) from the University of Pittsburgh and B.A. (Philosophy, with distinction) from Yale University.  At the University of Chicago Law School he was Editor-in-Chief of The University of Chicago Legal Forum, and he won the John M. Olin Prize for the outstanding graduating student in Law and Economics.

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 is also a co-author of the written materials for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Arbitration Litigation seminar (May 20, 2010).