Leadership Positions

Baum Hedlund has Actively Served on Many Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees and Leadership Positions

  • Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee, MDL-2741, In Re: Roundup Products Liability Litigation, 2016-present
  • Plaintiffs’ Management Committee, MDL-2654, In Re: Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 12, 2015
  • Leadership Member, Ad hoc, Asiana Airlines Flight OZ214 litigation, MDL-2497, In Re: Air Crash at San Francisco, on July 6, 2013
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, Judicial Council Coordinated Proceedings (JCCP 4696) In Re: Actos Product Liability Cases, Los Angeles, California
  • Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee, MDL-2085, In Re: Air Crash near Clarence Center, New York, on February 12, 2009
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, MDL-1967 In Re: Bisphenol-A (BPA) Polycarbonate Plastic Products Liability Litigation, 2009
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee Member, Chatsworth Metrolink Collision Cases, Chatsworth, California, 2008
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, MDL-1953, Heparin Products Liability Litigation, 2008
  • Leadership Group, East Coast Jets, Owatonna, Minnesota, July 31, 2008
  • Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel, Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee Member, Glendale Metrolink Derailment Cases, Glendale, California, 2005
  • Lead Counsel, Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, MDL-1574, In Re: Paxil Products Liability Litigation
  • Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee, September 11, 2001 Tort Litigation:
    • American Airlines Flight 11, World Trade Center, northern tower, New York, New York
    • United Airlines Flight 175, World Trade Center, southern tower, New York, New York
    • American Airlines Flight 77, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
    • United Airlines Flight 93, near Shanksville, Pennsylvania
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, MDL 1448, American Airlines 587 Crash, Belle Harbor (Queens), New York, 2001
  • Lead Counsel for 125 Consolidated Complex Biological-Medical Products Liability Cases, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1997-2001
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, MDL 1394, Singapore Airlines SQ 006 Crash at Taipei, Taiwan, 2000
  • Lead Plaintiffs for Cases Coordinated for Discovery, Southwest Airlines Flight 1455 accident, Burbank, California, 2000
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, MDL 00-1343-CAL, Alaska Airlines Crash, off Point Mugu, California, 2000
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, American Airlines Crash, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1999
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee Atlantic Southeast Airlines Crash, near Carrollton, Georgia, 1995
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee and Trial Team, MDL 1041, USAir 1016 Aircrash of Charlotte, North Carolina, 1994
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, Illinois State Court Proceedings for USAir 427 Aircrash near Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, 1994
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, Northridge Meadows Apartment Collapse, Northridge, California Earthquake, 1994
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee Member, Fialuridine Product Liability Cases, Washington, D.C.
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, Perris Skydivers Crash, Perris, California, 1992
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee Member, Prozac Product Liability Cases, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, MDL 891, Northwest Airlines Crash, Detroit, 1990
  • Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee and Trial Team Member, MDL 817, United Airlines Crash, Sioux City, Iowa, 1989