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Bijan Esfandiari - Los Angeles, CA

11111 Santa Monica Blvd.Ste. 1750 Los Angeles, CA 90025

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Updated: 08/10/2023

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Bijan Esfandiari is a pharmaceutical product liability litigation attorney and a senior shareholder partner at Wisner Baum LLP (formerly Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman)in Los Angeles. He has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts across the nation, at both the trial and appellate level, in wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases...

About Bijan Esfandiari

Practice Areas

  • Class Actions
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Consumer Fraud Litigation
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Personal Injury
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Product Liability Law
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Wrongful Death Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Partner, Attorney

Year Joined Firm

  • 2007


  • Farsi


Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2013
  • California, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2021

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, 2002 - Present (Member)
  • American Association for Justice: Leader’s Forum
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, June, 2002
    Honors: Moot Court Honors Program
    Law Journal: UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs, Member, 1999 - 2000
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, 1999
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: History

Pro Bono Activities

  • Public Counsel Volunteer Attorney, 2007
  • Member, Representative Assembly of the Palms Neighborhood Council

Classes and Seminars

  • Strategies for Litigating Copyright Cases When Infringement is Uncontested, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, February 17, 2006
  • Oral Advocacy Competition Participant, ABA Forum on Communications Law, Media Advocacy Workshop, American Bar Association, February 8, 2007
  • Legal Implications of Pharmaceutical Ghostwriting, Faculty of Law’s Conference, The Ethics of Ghost Authorship in Biomedical Research: Concerns and Remedies Workshop, University of Toronto, May 4, 2011
  • Living with the Mensing Decision, Mass Torts Made Perfect, Actors and Pelvic Mesh Litigation Update, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 8, 2012
  • Panel: Corruption, Selling Sickness, Selling Sickness, People Before Profits, Session VI, Washington, D.C., February 20, 2013 - February 22, 2013
  • Status of the Infuse Litigation, Mass Torts Made Perfect, Medtronic Infuse Litigation Update, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 10, 2013
  • Medtronic InFUSE Litigation Group, Status of Cases That Have Survived Preemption Motions and Discovery Strategies and Different Venue Options, American Association for Justice, AAJ Annual Convention, July 26, 2014 - July 30, 2014


Other Sources of Feedback About Bijan Esfandiari

Included on the 2024 Southern California list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Southern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Bijan Esfandiari on Super Lawyers


  • Southern California Super Lawyers, 2017 - 2020
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2009 - 2016
  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Superb Score 10 out of 10
  • Up-and-Coming 100: Southern California Rising Stars, Top List, 2016
  • Products Liability Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel

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Office Information


11111 Santa Monica Blvd.Ste. 1750 Los Angeles, CA 90025



  • Camisoles: Providing Thin Protection, IP Law 360, 2006
  • YouTube Sued: It's a Riot, American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Media Privacy Committee Newsletter, 2006
  • Contributing Author to The Docket, UCLA School of Law Publication
  • Grokster: Inducing Further Litigation – ABA Tort Trial & Practice Section, Intellectual Property Law Committee Newsletter, Fall, 2005
  • Caught Without a License – Marketing Management – Marketing Law, November/December, 2007
  • Complete Tort Immunity For Drug Manufacturers Is Bad For The Public Health: A Commentary On Colacicco v. Apotex And Other Recent Preemption Decisions – LexisNexis Mealey’s Litigation Report: Antidepressant Report, Volume 4, Issue #10, May, 2008
  • Preemption’s Requiem in the Wake of Wyeth v. Levine – LexisNexis Mealey’s Emerging Drugs & Devices, Volume 14, Issue #10, May, 2009
  • Outsmarting the ‘Learned-Intermediary Doctrine’ Defense – The Advocate, February 2010, pg 62
  • Levine To Mensing — A Journey From The Sublime To The Ridiculous – LexisNexis Mealey’s Emerging Drugs & Devices, Volume 16, Issue #16, August 18, 2011
  • Reason Magazine Perpetuates False Information About Safety and Efficacy of Antidepressants, September 30, 2011
  • Challenging Medical Ghostwriting in US Courts – PLOS Medicine, January 24, 2012

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