Mr. Bird takes civil writ and appellate matters in the California Supreme Court, the California Court of Appeal and federal Courts of Appeals. He has argued to the US Supreme Court. His practice encompasses a broad range of business and commercial fields, including antitrust, finance, insurance, labor, real estate, and securities. He is an author and editor of appellate practice publications, presenter of professional programs, and member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers and the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.
AAAL President 2015; CAAL President 2007; Past Chair, Commissioner: California Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation.