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2021 Super Lawyers® Selects 4 Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman Attorneys

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Our legal team is pleased to congratulate four Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman attorneys on their selection to the 2021 edition of Southern California Super Lawyers®! No more than 5% of United States attorneys obtain listings in this Thomson Reuters publication, making it all the more commendable that each have been listed for multiple years.

For their work in Los Angeles, 2021 Super Lawyers® listed our Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman attorneys as such:

  • Michael L. Baum (2005, 2012-2021)
    • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • Ronald L. M. Goldman (2005-2021)
    • Aviation and Aerospace
    • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • Bijan Esfandiari (2017-2021)
    • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • Timothy A. Loranger (2015-2021)
    • Aviation and Aerospace
    • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

The dates accompanying each attorney’s name indicate their years of recognition in Super Lawyers®. Attorneys Esfandiari and Loranger were previously named in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, a recognition reserved for attorneys under 40 years of age or in their first 10 years of practice. Attorney Esfandiari obtained Rising Stars recognition from 2009 to 2016 and Attorney Loranger was listed in Rising Stars from 2011 to 2013.

About Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters Company

In curating its annual list, Super Lawyers® reviews each and every candidate — no matter how many times they have been listed before — as it would any new candidate. Super Lawyers® uses a patented selection process composed of third-party nominations, a peer review into 12 facets of their career, and a secondary review conducted by top-rated attorneys. Among the 12 facets considered are representative clients, favorable case results, scholarly contributions like lectures or journal articles, and other awards and accolades.

To date, Super Lawyers® is regarded as one of the most unbiased and vetted registers of legal professionals in practice throughout the nation. It attempts to serve as a trusted directory for individuals looking for legal help and, therefore, aims to showcase a representative number of attorneys from small, medium, and large firms.

Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman: A Nationally Recognized Firm

Although we have satellite offices throughout California and in Washington, D.C. , Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman’s Los Angeles office remains our primary location. From here, our team members have worked on myriad legal cases that changed the legal landscape in the name of consumer and patient safety.

Some of our most notable cases include the first three Roundup cancer suits to be brought to trial against Monsanto (now Bayer), which collectively amounted to billions of dollars won for the plaintiffs. We also won $63 million for a Paxil pediatric class action over false marketing allegations, $28 million for a similar class action, and $17.5 million for a case stemming from a major plane crash.

In addition to Super Lawyers®, our firm is ranked in Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News. In 2020, the publication ranked us as a national Tier 1 firm for mass tort litigation/class actions, a Los Angeles metropolitan Tier 1 firm for personal injury litigation, product liability, and mass tort litigation/class actions, and a Tier 2 firm for aviation litigation. Our lawyers are also recognized in the Verdicts Hall of Fame and as Elite Trial Lawyers by ALM and the National Law Journal, as Product Liability Practice Group of the Year 2020 by Law360, by, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Best Lawyers in America©, and more.

Read more in our Press Release.

To get in touch with our Super Lawyers®-recognized attorneys, contact Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman online today. Members of our legal team are also available to take your calls at (855) 948-5098.



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