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The recipient of a bachelor’s and a law degree from UCLA, lawyer Michael Lin Baum leverages his skills and training to represent individuals who have been harmed by pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. He also represents whistleblowers and consumers in class action lawsuits. As evidence of the quality of his representation, Michael Lin Baum has earned a perfect peer-review score of 5.0 from attorney-rating service Martindale-Hubbell.

Considered the foremost standard in attorney ratings, the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings recognize law practitioners who have demonstrated a high level of excellence in their field. …


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A managing partner at Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, attorney Michael Lin Baum earned his juris doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles. Focused on pharmaceutical product liability, lawyer Michael Lin Baum’s firm published an article reviewing a documentary by CBS titled, “The Emperor Has No Clothes”, on the ineffectiveness of antidepressants.

In 2012, CBS ran a program on 60 Minutes bursting the myth that is antidepressants. Based on a book by the same title written by Irving Kirsch, a Harvard Medical School faculty member who has studied placebos for over three decades, the program revealed that the effect of an antidepressant in most people was minimal compared to the effect of a placebo, a dummy treatment given to patients to make them believe they were actually receiving treatment. …


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A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, Michael Lin Baum has served as a practicing attorney with the Los Angeles firm of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman for well over three decades. His areas of expertise include wrongful death and personal injury cases. Michael Lin Baum’s reputation as a lawyer has earned him an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Martindale-Hubbell attempts to gather completely objective assessments of a lawyer’s ethical standards and professional ability by distributing secure online surveys to attorneys across the nation. …

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Michael Lin Baum

Michael Lin Baum works as senior managing partner of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, he spoke at a legal roundtable on Capital Hill in Washington, DC.