Jeffrey Lipinski began working with Baron & Budd’s Class Action Litigation Group in 2016, joining the firm in 2018. He represents individuals injured by dangerous or defective products, as well as those whose intellectual property interests have been commercially misappropriated. His current work on opioid litigation involves leading a team of attorneys at Baron & Budd who are investigating Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) claims in the case. Mr. Lipinski’s interest in litigation and advocacy began during high school as he excelled on his school’s Mock Trial, Speech and Debate teams.
While attending the University of Southern California, Mr. Lipinski was a member of the 2003 Division I Men’s Varsity Water Polo National Championship team. Following his graduation with a degree in English, he worked on various film and television productions in a variety of positions. Two weeks before beginning his law school courses, Mr. Lipinski won a Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Main Title and Graphic Design for his work as a stop motion artist on the main title for Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer’s 10th Anniversary Special.
Mr. Lipinski earned his Juris Doctor and Specialization Certificate in Intellectual Property from Golden Gate University School of Law, where he served as Vice President of the Student Bar Association from 2013 to 2014 and as First Year Class Representative from 2011 to 2012. His academic diligence led to receiving achievement awards related to his research and writing skills, his induction into the Jessie Carter Honors Society, and his participation on the Golden Gate University Law Review as a Staff Editor.
Prior to joining Baron & Budd, PC, Mr. Lipinski served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Socrates Peter Manoukian, Superior Court Judge for the California Superior Court of Santa Clara. He also spent one year as a solo practitioner, advising and assisting clients on a variety of copyright, trademark, general litigation and business matters.
In addition to family time with his wife and daughter, Mr. Lipinski spends his free hours deep-sea or trout-stream fishing, venturing to national parks for camping and hiking, as well as immersing himself in a good book. Along with his passion for law, Mr. Lipinski has a love for music – learning and playing a variety of instruments including guitar, ukulele, and mandolin.
Golden Gate University School of Law (J.D. 2014)
University of Southern California (B.A. 2007)
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