The national law firm of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman is pleased to announce that it was selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” This marks the 8th consecutive year the firm has been ranked in the nationally renowned publication.
Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman was named a Tier 1 Metropolitan firm in Los Angeles by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for the following practice areas:
Curating “Best Law Firms”
In developing “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers® utilizes a rigorous selection process to ensure a vetted, high-quality legal guide. The intent is to showcase the most renowned law firms across the country. The publication surveys lawyers and clients about a firm’s level of expertise, business acumen, client accessibility, and responsiveness, among other areas.
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® requires firms to have at least one attorney recognized in that year’s edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. With only a small margin of private practice attorneys selected to The Best Lawyers in America© — just 6% — the candidate pool includes a select few firms.
The published edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” only lists the firms that scored the highest during the selection process, placing them along three tiers for each legal area and region. Tier 1 sits at the very top.
Baum Hedlund Law Firm Client Reviews
At Baum Hedlund, we are very proud to have earned rankings in “Best Law Firms” since 2015, particularly because such rankings cannot be achieved without a high level of respect from our clients and colleagues.
Here are some of the client reviews the firm has received.
For the 2022 edition, former Baum Hedlund client Kim Witczak wrote:
“I wish more lawyers had the courage like Baum Hedlund. They work tirelessly to expose the wrongdoings of the corporations that are harming or killing the public. They are strategic and know the importance of documents that speak truth in black and white. My life would look very different today if it weren't for Baum Hedlund.”
Zen Honeycutt, the Founding Executive Director of Moms Across America, wrote:
“Their exemplary commitment to integrity, providing the utmost service to their clients, results in actions that are much more courageous than most law firms are willing to be. Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman give me hope that legal actions can make a difference in creating a better, safer world and I nominate them as the best law firm on the planet.”
Notable lawyer David Rapoport, Esq. of Rapoport Law Offices wrote:
“I have known the work of this firm for over thirty years and during that time they have consistently delivered top quality work for their clients.”
Another of our distinguished colleagues, Mark Burton, Esq. of Audet & Partners, described us as “One of the top trial firms in the US.”
And last but not least, we were honored by what Dr. Joseph Glenmullen, a board-certified neurologist and instructor at Harvard Medical School, had to say. He wrote:
“Baum Hedlund is a phenomenal law firm, at the cutting edge of product liability litigation. I have worked with them as a medical expert for decades. They do a masterful job leaving no stone unturned in discovery, crossing all the Ts and dotting all the Is (sic). The lawyers are so intelligent and so committed to advocating for their clients.”
Baum Hedlund’s tier 1 rankings in three practice areas is a unique achievement. The firm’s managing shareholder, Michael L. Baum, is particularly proud of the feedback from clients and peers:
“This recognition is a nice validation of our firm’s commitment to doing the right thing for our clients and our leadership on the cutting-edge, high-profile cases we have the privilege of working up. We have a team that listens so well to our clients, analyzes the cases and documents so meticulously, stays up late, works through weekends, travels away from home, argues passionately in court, and represents our firm with such skill and dedication that our clients and our peers clearly take note.”
Award-Winning Injury Attorneys with Billions in Verdicts and Settlements
With a large team of acclaimed injury attorneys, Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman has an abundance of awards and accolades going back decades. Some of our most notable achievements include attorney R. Brent Wisner’s work in helping thousands of plaintiffs obtain $10.9 billion in Roundup cancer settlements from Bayer (formerly Monsanto).
What’s more, attorney Wisner was integral in winning the first three Roundup cancer lawsuits to go to trial:
- Johnson v. Monsanto Co., which resulted in a $289.2 million jury verdict*
- Hardeman v. Monsanto Co., which resulted in a $80 million jury verdict*
- Pilliod et al. v. Monsanto Co., which resulted in a $2.055 billion verdict*
Based in Los Angeles and with national offices, Baum Hedlund is nationally recognized as a preeminent plaintiff law firm committed to taking on and leading high-stakes litigation against global corporations and organizations. While the firm handles a broad range of cases, Baum Hedlund has a track record of success in commercial transportation litigation, pharmaceutical drug and medical device product liability, toxic torts, class actions, and whistleblower lawsuits.
The firm is currently leading the following litigations:
- Gardasil HPV Vaccine Litigation (Plaintiff’s Leadership, Federal Multidistrict Litigation)
- Toxic Baby Food Litigation (Lead Counsel in First Trial, California State Court)
- Zantac Cancer Litigation (Plaintiff’s Leadership, California State Court)
Many of the country’s top legal publications have recognized Baum Hedlund for notable verdicts and settlements and inducted them into the Verdicts Hall of Fame by ALM and The National Law Journal:
- Largest California Product Liability Jury Verdicts Two Years in a Row 2018-2019
- Top 10 National Jury Verdicts Two Years in a Row 2018-2019
- Top 10 Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdicts 2019
- Top 20 National Jury Verdicts 2018
- Top 10 Illinois Product Liability Jury Verdicts 2017
- Top 10 Illinois Wrongful Death Jury Verdicts 2017
- Top 50 Illinois Jury Verdicts 2017
- Top 100 National Wrongful Death Jury Verdicts 2017
Are you seeking award-winning legal representation? Contact Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman onlineor at (855) 948-5098 today. We offer free consultations to all new clients.*The jury verdicts in Johnson, Hardeman, and Pilliod were later reduced.