Austin Brane


Phone Number: 816.701.1100

4740 Grand Avenue Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64112

In Brief

Served on the Lead Class Counsel team for multiple high-profile securities class action litigations in federal courts across the country

Secured $160 million recovery on behalf of Walmart investors following a years-long litigation concerning alleged bribery and corruption in Walmart’s Mexico subsidiary

Recovered over $450 million on behalf of aggrieved plaintiffs

Austin is a partner with an emphasis in complex litigation. He represents clients in federal and state courts around the country in matters ranging from securities class actions, antitrust litigation, consumer protection, contract disputes, fraud, and civil RICO.

Austin was a member of the University of Kansas Law Review, where he graduated in 2012. During his third year of law school, Austin externed for the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office, where he supported the office in all phases of the criminal justice process. Austin was certified pursuant to Kansas Rule 719 to appear on behalf of the office and did so on multiple occasions.

After earnings his Juris Doctor, Austin joined the national law firm of Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd LLP, in San Diego, CA, where his practice focused on complex class actions. Austin’s experience includes recovering hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of aggrieved plaintiffs and doing so against some of the largest companies in the country (e.g., Walmart) who are represented by the most prominent law firms in the country.

After over six years in California, Austin returned to the Midwest and joined Wagstaff & Cartmell’s complex litigation practice.

Practice Areas

Other Practice Areas

  • Securities
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Consumer Protection
  • Civil RICO

Prior Work

Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd LLP, 2012-2019


  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
    • Kansas Law Review
  • B.A., Finance, Wichita State University
    • Magna cum laude