Wyatt Vespermann is an attorney with Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP and focuses on mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Mr. Vespermann currently represents women impacted by the July 2019 worldwide recall of Allergan BIOCELL® textured breast implants due to the risk of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). He serves on the Plaintiffs Briefing Committee in the California Judicial Council Coordinated Proceeding No. 5104: Allergan Implants Cases.
Originally from a small farming community in California’s Central Valley, Mr. Vespermann began his career as a trial attorney in Orange County handling matters involving catastrophic personal injury, products liability, and governmental entity liability. He then shifted to cases involving federally regulated medical devices, including claims implicating the preemption defense. Mr. Vespermann has spoken on topics in this field, including medical device reporting and complaint handling.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Vespermann worked as a paralegal focusing on elder law and helping to protect the rights of senior citizens. After working as a paralegal, he attended Pepperdine University School of Law, earning his Juris Doctor in 2018 and graduating cum laude. During his time at Pepperdine University, Mr. Vespermann was selected for membership in The Order of The Barristers for his performance on the school’s trial advocacy team. While on the team, he competed in the 2017 San Diego Defense Lawyers National Trial Competition in San Diego, CA, and the 2018 Student Trial Advocacy Competition hosted by AAJ in Santa Monica, CA.
Mr. Vespermann is a member in good standing of the State Bar of California, an active member of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts.