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Sedgwick LLP

Daniel W. Bir
Partner

Los Angeles, California
tel: 213.426.6900
fax: 213.426.6921

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Daniel Bir’s practice focuses primarily on the defense of equipment manufacturers in complex, multi-party disputes with an emphasis in product liability actions, general liability actions, and catastrophic injury claims, involving heavy machinery, and electrical and mechanical instruments.  Mr. Bir also has extensive experience in the fields of commercial, business, and consumer protection litigation.  He also represents clients in a variety of intellectual property matters, including trademark, trade dress, trade secrets, and copyright infringement, misrepresentation of likeness, unfair competition, and breach of contract actions.  Mr. Bir litigates matters throughout the United States and has taken hundreds of depositions of both lay and expert witnesses, successfully argued discovery and dispositive motions, and has resolved several cases through mediations and settlement conferences. He also is an active trial lawyer who has successfully defended the Firm's clients in numerous jury trials.

Areas of Concentration

Product Liability; Complex and Mass Tort Litigation; General Liability

Admissions

California; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.)

Education

J.D. (2003) Pepperdine University School of Law, with honors
B.S. (2000) Pepperdine University