Michael Lin Baum

Distinguished attorney in Los Angeles, California

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A veteran lawyer, Michael Lin Baum brings more than 25 years of experience to his current position as the managing partner of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, a prominent law firm in Los Angeles, California. The company maintains a reputation as a leader in the field of pharmaceutical litigation, wrongful death, consumer fraud, and personal injury cases. In his leadership role with the firm, attorney Michael Lin Bau,m spearheads the firm’s pharmaceutical drug litigation department.

Mr. Baum graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, before completing his law degree there, as well. Under his direction, the firm has successfully brought suit against major companies such as American Airlines, Bayer Corporation, Baxter Healthcare, McDonnell Douglas, and others. Recently, Mr. Baum played a key role in litigation against Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the makers of the drug Actos, after it was discovered that individuals taking the drug for more than one year, had a more than 40 percent increased rate of bladder cancer.

A leading attorney in his field, Mr. Baum has received significant recognition throughout his career. His many awards include the National Air Disaster Foundation Safety Award, an Avvo.com Superb Score of 10, an AV® Preeminent 5.0 Peer Review Rating through Martindale Hubbell®, and inclusion in the prestigious Aviation Counsel Magazine's List of Recommended High Flyers and Super Lawyers® of Southern California.
AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. “Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards. An AV® rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.”

  • Work
    • Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman
  • Education
    • UCLA