Khaldoun A. Baghdadi

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Biography

Khaldoun Baghdadi has been with the firm for 20 years. In 2016, he was part of the trial team in the Pinnacle hip implant litigation trial which resulted in a total verdict in excess of $1 billion dollars.

He has dedicated his career to being a trial lawyer, helping people who need and deserve an advocate. He has served as lead trial counsel in cases throughout the State of California, on matters ranging from wrongful death, defective products, insurance disputes, medical negligence and public transit injuries. Khaldoun has also prosecuted medical device defect and class action claims in courtrooms around the country.

Since 2009, Khaldoun has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer®. In addition, Khaldoun is AV - Pre-Eminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, signifying the highest peer review mark for ethics and standards of practice. His AVVO professional rating is 10.0 - Superb, reflecting the highest rank available.

Khaldoun served an adjunct instructor teaching trial advocacy at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He also served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He has also served as an instructor on trial technique, deposition practice and lawyering skills for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.

Active in the courtroom and the community, Khaldoun served the City of San Francisco by way of Mayoral appointment to the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. In 2006, he was elected chair of that body.

Khaldoun graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine, and obtained his law degree from UC Hastings College of the Law.

He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.

National Institute of Trial Advocacy (Instructor, 2001—).

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Product Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415-992-5742  Phone
415-391-6965  Fax
www.walkuplawoffice.com
University Attended:
University of California at Irvine, B.A., with honors, 1994
Law School Attended:
University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997
Admission:
1997, California
Memberships:
San Francisco Bar Association (Member, Executive Litigation Committee); State Bar of California; Consumer Attorneys of California; American Association for Justice; San Francisco Human Rights Commission (Chair, 2007-2009).
Languages:
Arabic
Reported Cases:
$1 billion dollar jury verdict for defective hip implant
$ 9 million dollar medical negligence settlement
$8.3 million dollar jury verdict for defective hip implant
$7.8 million dollar personal injury settlement for defective medical device
$7.3 million wrongful death jury verdict in an automobile collision
$6.25 million wrongful death settlement in a vehicle/trailer rollover
$4.5 million dollar personal injury settlement in an automobile collision
$2.9 million wrongful death settlement for roof crush vehicle defect
$2.6 million settlement for defective medical device
$2.4 million medical negligence settlement
Detoy v. City and County of San Francisco (2000) 196 F.R.D. 362.
ISLN:
913227266
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (12 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 11/19/09 in Personal Injury

    Outstanding lawyer.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Staff Lawyer on 11/11/09 in Products Liability

    Khaldoun is a formidable advocate who possesses superb legal skill. He is professional and highly respected by his colleagues in the plaintiff and defense bars.

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