Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy

Suing Monsanto: How a Team of Lawyers Won a Verdict Linking the Herbicide Roundup to Cancer

At a lunchtime event on October 31 at UCLA Law, attorneys Michael Baum, Pedram Esfandiary and Brent Wisner of Baum Hedlund Aristei Goldman, PC will discuss their lawsuits against Monsanto Company over its herbicide Roundup.

‚ÄčCo-sponsored by the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy, a lunchtime event on October 31 at UCLA Law will feature attorneys Michael Baum, Pedram Esfandiary and Brent Wisner of Baum Hedlund Aristei Goldman, PC discussing their lawsuits against Monsanto Company over its herbicide Roundup. In August 2018, a San Francisco Superior Court jury ordered Monsanto Co. to pay $289.2 million in damages to one individual for failing to warn consumers that Roundup causes cancer. Other related cases are pending.

Michael Roberts, Executive Director of the Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy, will provide opening remarks and Cara Horowitz, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment will moderate the discussion. 

DATE/TIME/LOCATION:

October 31, 2018

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Room 1347

UCLA Law Building

385 Charles E Young Dr E

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Lunch will be provided for all registered guests.

RSVP:

Please register here by October 26, 2018. 

SPEAKERS:

Opening remarks: Michael Roberts, Executive Director, Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law

  • Michael Baum (UCLA J.D. '85), Attorney, Managing Partner, President, Baum Hedlund Aristei Goldman, PC;
  • Brent Wisner, Attorney, Partner, Baum Hedlund Aristei Goldman, PC; 
  • Pedram Esfandiary, Attorney, Baum Hedlund Aristei Goldman, PC; 
  • Moderator: Cara Horowitz, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, UCLA School of Law