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  • Education
    • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2003
    • B.S., Pepperdine University, 2000
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2003
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2004
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2004
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2004
To effectively represent clients in the areas of product liability and toxic and mass torts, Daniel Bir first focuses on immersing himself into the client’s business and the products they produce.  From initial pleadings through arbitration or trial, Daniel assists businesses through all stages of litigation on a variety of issues and in a variety of industries, including: 
  • Equipment manufacturers in complex, multi-party disputes with an emphasis in product liability actions
  • General liability actions
  • Catastrophic injury claims
  • Electrical and mechanical instruments 
Daniel 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
  • Copyright infringement
  • Misrepresentation of likeness
  • Unfair competition
  • Breach of contract actions
Daniel litigates matters throughout the United States and has taken hundreds of depositions of both lay and expert witnesses.  He has successfully argued discovery and dispositive motions, and has resolved several cases through mediations and settlement conferences. His efforts in this area have resulted in decisions that assist clients in future cases and in developing long term litigation and business strategies. 
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Product Recall, Liability and Insurance – a Global Guide
Globe, Co-author of chapter on California law
2012
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Can a Personal Injury Plaintiff in California Recover for Phantom Medical Bills?
Sedgwick’s Product Liability Advisory
March 2010
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New Ballgame
San Francisco Daily Journal
April 2007