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Careers

We understand that as one of the nation’s leading trial law firms our continued success depends on our most important asset – our people. This is why Burg Simpson is committed to attracting, employing, and retaining individuals of the highest caliber who are committed to sharing our core values. Burg Simpson fights for peoples’ legal rights and holds negligent corporations and individuals accountable for their actions.

We offer exceptional careers and opportunities to attorneys, aspiring graduates and support professionals in an environment that is challenging, rewarding and, we believe, truly different from our competitors.

Current employment opportunities will be listed as they become available.

Burg Simpson is seeking an experienced litigation Paralegal (5+) for an exciting opportunity. The successful candidate will handle all aspects of the litigation process from initial intake to trial attendance and participation.

The position involves extensive contact with clients, lay and expert witnesses, medical providers, and experts. Proficiency in applying the court rules and procedures in both state and federal courts; experience in reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing medical, financial, and other case-related documents and records; well-developed writing and research skills; experience drafting pleadings, discovery and correspondence; the ability to anticipate attorney needs, identifying problems and finding solutions. Previous experience with Trial Director is a plus.

Burg Simpson offers excellent benefits, compensation, and career opportunities commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience that address position requirements to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com

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Burg Simpson is seeking a Litigation Associate for an exciting opportunity in our Phoenix, AZ office.  The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of litigation experience in the areas of general Commercial, Medical Malpractice, and/or Personal Injury litigation. Your skill set will include excellent research abilities, writing, analytical and advocacy skills; and, judicial clerkship or law review experience.

Burg Simpson offers excellent benefits, compensation, and career opportunities commensurate with experience.

Candidates must submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience; and include 1-2 writing samples. Candidates will send their resume and writing samples to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com

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Resources

Burg Simpson is a law firm with more than 60 trial lawyers operating out of seven offices in Colorado, Arizona, Ohio, Wyoming, New Mexico and Florida. With dozens of paralegals and an experienced support staff, we are able to offer legal representation anywhere in the country.

Reputation

We are convinced that all any of us really have is our good name. We have worked long and hard to build a reputation as an honest, committed law firm. We are dedicated to fight for anyone’s legal rights and hold negligent corporations and individuals accountable for their harmful actions—or inactions. At the end of the day we simply want to be “Good Lawyers. Changing Lives®.” We do what we do to change peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court and getting fair compensation for their injuries. It is also important for us to give back to our local communities and work closely with more than a dozen charitable organizations, because doing right is better than doing well.

Among some of the honors we’ve been humbled to accept:

25 Best Lawyers® in America – US News and World Report
25 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars – Super Lawyers / Thomson Reuters
No. 1 Product Liability, Mass Tort, and Class Action Plaintiffs in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation – The Legal 500
No. 1 National Products Liability Firm – Martindale Hubbell
Top 25 Most Influential Law Firms in America – National Trial Lawyers
National Top Tier Law Firm – US News and World Report Best Law Firms

Our attorneys have been named as national lead counsel and earned federal court appointments in several cases, such as: YAZ/Yasmin®, Pradaxa®, Ortho Evra®, Gadolinium-based contrast agents, Heparin, DePuy ASR®, Bextra/Celebrex, Zyprexa®, and testosterone replacement therapy.

Proven Track Record of Success

Over the last 40 years, we’ve earned more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments, while securing more than 200 individual recoveries in excess of $1 million each.

 

 

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 January 9, 2019

Scott Eldredge: Shareholder and Practice Group Leader for the Medical Malpractice Team

Since 1983, Scott Eldredge, a named shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, has created a thriving legal practice focused on complex medical malpractice cases, and specifically matters regarding birth trauma. He regularly appears in State and Federal Courts, and concentrates on cases that include claims for damages resulting from substandard care by medical… Read more »

Kool Smiles Wrongful Child Death | ABC15 Interviews Burg Simpson Shareholder Scott Eldredge

 January 8, 2019

Kool Smiles Wrongful Child Death | ABC15 Interviews Burg Simpson Shareholder Scott Eldredge

  In December of 2017, the Gastelum family lost their two year old son, Zion, after baby root canals and crown surgeries. Kool Smiles dental clinic, where the surgeries took place, was accused of being responsible for the wrongful death due to negligent care post-surgery. Arizona ABC15 interviews Zion’s parents about the year-long investigation, as… Read more »

Gastric Bypass - Medical Injury Lawyer - Arizona Burg Simpson

 January 4, 2019

Mass Tort Litigation: Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices

What is Mass Tort Litigation? A tort is a wrongful act that results in an injury for which the injured party is entitled to compensation. A mass tort is a civil action involving numerous plaintiffs against one or more defendants. Mass tort lawsuits arise when a number of plaintiffs have sustained injuries caused by the same dangerous prescription drug, defective medical… Read more »

 January 2, 2019

Burg Simpson’s Wrongful Death Lawyers

There are few things in life as tragic as losing a loved one in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control indicate that a wrongful death is the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S. If you have lost a loved one in a… Read more »

Product Recalls – Product Liability Cases – Arizona Burg Simpson

 July 12, 2018

Product Recalls are on the Rise

In the United States alone, a product is recalled every single day on average, according to research from global insurance giant Allianz. These recalls run the gamut of consumer goods, from motor vehicles to snack foods. And they are on the rise. In fact, the Allianz data shows that “Defective product and work-related incidents have… Read more »

Pumps the Brakes on Driverless Cars – Accident Attorney Phoenix – Arizona Burg Simpson

 May 29, 2018

Fatality Pumps the Brakes on Driverless Cars

Maybe drivers aren’t quite ready to let go of the steering wheel just yet. At least that appears to be the message that states such as Arizona and California are sending after a deadly crash outside Tempe, Arizona. One of Uber’s self-driving cars struck and killed a 49-year-old woman as she carried her bike across… Read more »

Social Media and PI Claim – Injury Attorney Phoenix – Arizona Burg Simpson

 April 2, 2018

Social Media Posts Can Jeopardize Your Personal Injury Claim

In an incredibly short time, social media has grown from a novel way to pass the time to the primary channel of communication for many people around the world. Roughly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one social media network, but what makes that number even more astounding is that less than 15… Read more »

Use Alternative Medicine with Caution – Medical Malpractice Lawyers Phoenix Arizona – Burg Simpson

 March 26, 2018

Use Alternative Medicine with Caution

With traditional health care costs skyrocketing higher than ever – for those who are actually able to pay for it – alternative medicine has become increasingly more popular. Alternative medicine, as defined by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, is “a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices and products that… Read more »

Ring of Fire: The Nationwide Water Crisis

 February 18, 2016

Ring of Fire: The Nationwide Water Crisis

Contaminated water is not limited to drinking water in Flint, Michigan. Michael Burg talks with Ring of Fire host Farron Cousins about the nationwide problem. Even though there has been a ban on lead pipes, nothing has been done to replace those pipes in many communities across the country.

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