Kimberly Barone Baden

Top rated products liability attorney in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Motley Rice
Kimberly Barone Baden
Motley Rice

Practice Areas: Products liability, Class action & mass torts

Licensed in South Carolina since: 2001

Education: California Western School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

Motley Rice

28 Bridgeside Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 Phone: 843-216-9265 Email: Kimberly Barone Baden Visit website


As a strong advocate for the most defenseless members of society, Kimberly Barone Baden seeks accountability and compensation for victims of corporate misconduct, medical negligence and harmful medical drugs. She manages mass tort pharmaceutical litigation through complex personal injury and economic damages cases.
Kimberly represents children with birth defects allegedly caused by antidepressants, including Zoloft®, Effexor® and Wellbutrin®; as well as Zofran® which is used to prevent pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. She previously litigated against GlaxoSmithKline in the Paxil® birth defect litigation. She serves as co-lead counsel for In re Zofran (Ondansetron) Products Liability Litigation MDL 2657 and is on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for In re Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate) Products Liability Litigation MDL 2691 and on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee In re Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride) Products Liability Litigation MDL 2342. She also manages the firm's pharmaceutical litigation regarding Crestor®, Lipitor®, Actos®, Risperdal®, Incretin Mimetics, and dialysis products GranuFlo® Powder and NaturaLyte® Liquid acid concentrates.

Kimberly also represents elderly victims of abuse and neglect, litigating cases for nursing home and assisted living facility residents. 

Kimberly has spoken at numerous seminars, legal gatherings, CLEs and conferences across the U.S., including the American Association for Justice, Mass Torts Made Perfect and the National Business Institute. She has addressed a broad range of topics related to pharmaceutical drugs and elder law litigation, focusing on MDL procedures, birth defects, nursing home litigation, discovery, trial strategy and mediation. Kimberly is currently the Treasurer of the American Association for Justice’s Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts.

Prior to joining Motley Rice, Kimberly worked on the Fen-Phen diet drug litigation and served as an attorney with the California District Attorney's Office in San Diego. Kimberly is recognized as an AV® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell®.

First Admitted: 2000, California

Professional Webpage:

  • 2020  Lawdragon 500 Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers
  • 2020–2021  Best Lawyers® Charleston, S.C. Personal injury litigation – plaintiffs: Product Liability Litigation – plaintiffs 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice, Treasurer – Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical torts
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Licensed In: CA, SC Admitted to Practice Before: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit U.S. District Court for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California and District of South Carolina
Educational Background:
  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 1999
  • B.A. cum laude, Clemson University, 1996

Office location for Kimberly Barone Baden

28 Bridgeside Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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