Ori Shaffin is an attorney with Baron & Budd’s class action litigation department in Encino, California, where he represents municipalities for damages resulting from the devastating and heartbreaking consequences of the opioid crisis. Throughout his career, Mr. Shaffin has exclusively represented only those clients whose cases he genuinely and personally supports. Having joined the firm in 2018, he is ecstatic to be part of the Baron & Budd team, because the firm’s values align perfectly with his own personal philosophy regarding law and justice.
Mr. Shaffin graduated from University of California, Davis, with a degree in International Relations, focusing on peace and security in the Middle East. He later attended Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California, graduating in 2013. During law school he was awarded membership on the Trial Advocacy Honors Board and passionately served as a children’s rights fellow, as well as a special education advocate. Upon passing the California bar exam, he commenced employment at a highly regarded Northern California law firm, where he represented workers and their families in asbestos-related cases.
A California native, born in Southern California and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ori Shaffin is a first-generation Israeli-American, fluent in Hebrew. A son of Israeli parents and a grandson of four Holocaust survivors, Mr. Shaffin has drawn upon his immediate ancestors’ extremely difficult and challenging experiences to gain a deep sense of conviction in furthering the preservation of all people’s basic human and civil rights.
Mr. Shaffin lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and their agility dog, Mushu. He enjoys playing basketball, traveling and spending his free time with family.
Whittier Law School (J.D. 2013)
University of California, Davis (B. A. 2008)
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