Mike Landis is the Litigation Director of U.S. Public Interest Research Group (“PIRG”). The job requires Mike to take a macro view of problems consumers face throughout the country and provides a platform to make impact changes through litigation. Although he is only in his mid 30’s, Mike has a lifetime worth of diverse experiences in his background that make him particularly well suited for the job. The resume includes two years with the Peace Corps, state and federal judicial clerkships, and two and a half years at a large law firm in private practice.
We discuss Mike’s background, how his experiences have made him a better lawyer, and ways to expand the reach of PIRG through partnerships with non-profit and private law firms.