R. Brent Wisner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC
 | 12100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 950
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-207-3233
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • French
Attorney Profile

Attorney R. Brent Wisner is a shareholder at the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC, in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Wisner represents clients throughout the Los Angeles area in personal injury matters, handling both individual and class action lawsuits involving consumer protection, product liability, qui tam and whistleblower claims, wrongful death and more.

Mr. Wisner is a graduate of the University of Southern California and also earned a master's degree in public policy from the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy. He attained his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Admitted to practice in all California state courts, Mr. Wisner is also licensed to appear before a number of federal courts, including the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern districts of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. In 2014 he was admitted to appear before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Wisner has authored articles for a variety of publications and served as a presenter at professional seminars. He has received several awards in trial competitions over the course of his career and has been featured in media publications and on television programs, including NBC5 Chicago News.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Wisner belongs to the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the State Bar of California. He also belongs to the Young Lawyers Division and the Federal Litigation Section of the Federal Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (70%): Class Actions, Toxic Torts

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Class Action/Mass Torts: Class Actions, Toxic Torts

Personal Injury - Products: Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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About Brent Wisner

Admitted: 2011, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.baumhedlundlaw.com/attorneys/r-brent-wisner/

Honors and Awards:

  • UCLA Mock Trial Team, Team Captain, Named “All American Attorney” by the American Mock Trial Association
  • Selected to Southern California Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars, 2016
  • Pro bono service award
  • UCLA Sailing Team, Team Captain
  • UCLA Mock Trial Team, Team Captain, National Champions in 2003 and 2004
  • Academic Scholarship, Honors in Philosophy and Political Science, UCLA
  • Semi‐finalist at the National Civil Trial Competition
  • Semi‐finalist at the National Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Finalist (2nd of 200) at the National Student Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Winner of the American Association of Justice Mock Trial Tournament
  • Winner of the National Ethics Trial Competition
  • Mock Trial: Georgetown Law Barristers’ Council, Trial Advocacy, Managing Director
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • “Top Gun” at the Top Gun Mock Trial Tournament
  • “Most Exceptional Advocate” at the National White Collar Crime Invitational
  • “Top Advocate” at the National Ethics Trial Competition
  • Georgetown Public Policy Review, Executive Editor
  • Listed, The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Association for Justice: Class Action Litigation Group; Preemption Law Litigation Group
  • American Association for Justice: Talcum Powder/Ovarian Cancer Litigation Group; Herbicides and Pesticides Litigation Group
  • American Association for Justice: Leader’s Forum; Products Liability; Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts
  • State Bar of California
  • California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Southern District of California, 2013
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern District of California, 2013
  • U.S. Dist. Court, Central District of California, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2012
  • Younger Lawyer Division
  • Federal Litigation Section
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys of California

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Coro Fellowship

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  •  AAJ Education’s Plaintiff-Only Hot Topics and Trends in Litigation Seminar, Charleston, South Carolina, December 3, 2014, Cymbalta Withdrawal Litigation, In re: Cymbalta (Duloxetine) Products Liability Litigation, American Association for Justice
  • “Asylum Denied: Seeking Asylum in the Age of Terrorism,” 12 GEO. PUB. POL’Y REV. 21, 2007, Author
  • “Judicial Activism? The Roberts Court in the Coming Term,” GEO. PUB. POL’Y REV., Dec. 31, 2009, Author
  • “Politics of Enforcement: How the Department of Justice Enforces the Civil False Claims Act,” 17 GEO. PUB. POL’Y REV. 43-60, 2012, Author
  • “Expressing the Sense of the House of Representatives Regarding the Violation of the Human Rights of United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Sigma Huda, and Others, by the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh,” H. R. 761, 110th Cong., 2007, Author

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Educational Background:

  • Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy, Washington, D.C., Master of Public Policy
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science

Industry Groups

  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Complex And Multi-District Litigation
  • Mass Disaster Litigation
  • Medical Device
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceutical Drug Product Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Qui Tam Claims
  • Toxic Torts
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Wrongful Death Law
  • Office Location for R. Brent Wisner

    12100 Wilshire Boulevard
    Suite 950
    Los Angeles, CA 90025

    Phone: 310-207-3233

     

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