June P. Bashant

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn
 | 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 750
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-398-5398
Fax: 415-398-8169
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

June P. Bashant, a partner with Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn, is a catastrophic injury attorney who is committed to providing quality representation for her clients. For the past 20 years June has represented individuals regarding consumer safety issues and wrongful death.

Most recently, in 2018, June and her partner John Feder recovered $20 million for the wrongful death of a young professional who was exposed to a dangerous virus while on vacation. In 2017, June recovered $3.7 million in a hit and run automobile collision where her client was thrown from his motor scooter and suffered severe debilitating injuries requiring extensive hospitalization and rehabilitation. And, in 2016, June obtained a $2,000,000 million settlement in a wrongful death case involving a 78-year-old pedesrian lawfully crossing in a crosswalk when she was hit by a truck.

June's practice includes wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases occuring in the workplace, on the highways, or caused by unsafe conditions of premises, substandard medical care, elder abuse, and defective products such as pharmaceuticals or medical devices. June's work on behalf of her clients has resulted in improved safety standards and consumer protections.

Ms. Bashant's professional organizations include the American Bar Association, American Association of Justice (AAJ), Consumer Attorneys of California, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, the American Business Women’s Association, Queen's Bench, and the Contra Costa Bar Association.

Committed to sharing her knowledge and experience, Ms. Bashant has written for various professional publications. In 2010, her article “Networking for Women 101” was published in The Trial Lawyer magazine, and in 2012, her article “Craft a Plan for Jury Selection” was published in Trial Magazine.

Between 2016 and 2018, Ms. Bashant has spoken on several panels regarding the glass ceiling, negotiating strategies for women, and mediation.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%)

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019

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About June Bashant

Admitted: 1997, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.rftmlaw.com/attorney-profiles/june-p-bashant/

Honors/Awards:

  • J.D., cum laude, Widener University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee Secretary; 2014 
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • American Business Women's Association
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Women's Caucus Chair; 2009-2010
  • Queen's Bench
  • American Inns of Court
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Membership Committee Chair; 2011 - Current
  • State Bar of California  
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Parliamentarian, 2013
  • American Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Craft a Plan for Jury Selection, Trial Magazine, 2012
  • Networking for Women 101, The Trial Lawyer, 2010

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $400,000 arbitration award Newborn boy dies following mother’s diabetes complications: Mother Doe v. Hospital FACTS   Mother Doe, in her early 20s, was scheduled for an induction of labor on her due date representing 40 completed weeks of pregnancy.LEGAL THEORIES AND STRATEGIES - RFTM argued that Hospital's doctors failed to meet the standard of care because they failed to deliver her baby by 39 completed weeks in light of her Type 1, Class C, insulin dependent diabetic status.  CASE RESULT - $400,000 arbitration result. The arbitrator agreed that Hospital failed to secure an informed consent to proceed to 40 weeks of pregnancy and awarded $250,000 to the parents for the wrongful death of Baby Doe and $150,000 to Mother Doe for negligent infliction of emotional distress.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., St. Mary's College of Maryland, 1991
Office Location for June P. Bashant

44 Montgomery Street
Suite 750
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: 415-398-5398

Fax: 415-398-8169

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Last Updated: 2/19/2019

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