Current Role
  • Associate, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
  • Practice focuses on pharmaceutical antitrust litigation and prosecuting other healthcare-related fraud.
  • Core member of the team litigating In re Zetia (ezetimibe) Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2836 (E.D. Va.), a federal antitrust suit against Merck & Co and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals alleging the two unlawfully agreed to delay access to generic ezetimibe for years, resulting in billions in overcharges to purchasers.
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of in In re Lantus Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation, 16-cv-12652 (D. Mass), alleging that Sanofi-Aventis wrongfully listed and asserted patents, unlawfully extending its monopoly over its multi-billion dollar per-year injectable insulin glargine product, Lantus.
  • Core member of the team litigating antitrust claims against Amgen and Teva in In re Sensipar (Cinacalcet Hydrochloride Tablets) Antitrust Litigation, which alleges alleging a multi-faceted market allegation scheme.
  • Instrumental in overcoming motions to compel arbitration against class representatives in multiple cases.
Experience
  • Before joining Hagens Berman, Mr. Vettraino was an associate at a nationwide class-action firm, where he prosecuted numerous securities, merger and acquisition, and consumer class actions on behalf of both individuals and large public pension funds.
  • After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in 2013, Mr. Vettraino worked for two preeminent toxic tort and products liability firms representing individuals harmed by corporate negligence and greed.
Recognition
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Upon graduating law school, Mr. Vettraino received the Dan Carter-Earl Tedrow Memorial Award, as the student who most embodied the aims of the legal profession.
Personal Insight

When not driving his wife crazy by singing the same five songs to their infant son on repeat, Brad enjoys spending his free time fly fishing (with limited success).