Meet our Attorneys

J. Tyrrell Taber

Senior Counsel

Admitted in 1977, trial lawyer Ty Taber is an Arizona and California licensed attorney who focuses his full-time practice in the areas of Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical and Professional Malpractice, and General Civil Litigation. Ty is a sustaining member, past President, and on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Association for Justice. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Recognized by his peers, he has been AV rated by Martindale Hubbell since 1995 and selected by Arizona Super Lawyer, Best Lawyers in America, and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers. Ty is a Certified Specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

Wrongful Death

Medical and Professional Malpractice

General Civil Litigation

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Certified Specialist, State Bar of Arizona

AVVO®, Highest Distinction of Superb 10.0 Attorney Rating

North Valley Top Lawyer, 2020

AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Selected to Best Lawyers® in America, 2016-2021

Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year 2020,” Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury, 2010 and 2013 - 2021

Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2010- present

Arizona, 1978

California, 1977

California Western School of Law, J.D., 1977

Arizona State University, B.S., 1973

State of Arizona, Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, ABOLS

State Bar of California

American Association for Justice

Arizona Association for Justice, Sustaining Member, Past President and Board of Directors

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

American Bar Association

Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct, 2010- present

Arizona Court Reporter Board, 2008-2016

"Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases", Lorman Education Services

"Professionalism Course", State Bar of Arizona

"Basis Trial Skills: Voir Dire and Opening Statement", State Bar of Arizona

"Discovery Techniques", State Bar of Arizona

"Medical Marijuana Initiative Litigation", University of Arizona Law School

 January 22, 2021

Former Senator Alan K. Simpson Speaks About the Importance of Societal Change

The Honorable Alan K. Simpson served three terms in the U.S. Senate and 12 years in the Wyoming House of Representatives. During the time he attended our nation, Mr. Simpson made deep friendships with colleagues on both sides of the political aisle, including the late Sens. Ted Kennedy and President Joe Biden, with whom he… Read more »

 January 21, 2021

This is Your Chance to Win the Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition!

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 January 20, 2021

Arizona Office E-News: January 2021

JANUARY 2021 ARIZONA E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS Burg Simpson Features: Our Construction Defect Department Our Award -Winning Construction Defect Department is Led by Shareholders Mari Perczak and Craig Nuss Mari Perczak Craig Nuss Burg Simpson’s Construction Defect Department is led by shareholders Craig Nuss and Mari Perczak, who have established reputations in the legal industry. These… Read more »

 January 19, 2021

Burg Simpson Shareholder Angela McGraw Discusses Missed Diagnosis of Birth Defects

Burg Simpson Shareholder Angela McGraw recently published an article with Law Week Colorado on “Presenting Case of Delayed or Missed Diagnosis of Spinal Bifida and Other Serious Birth Defects.” In her article, Ms. McGraw discusses risk factors associated with spina bifida, the failures to diagnose, and when to file a lawsuit. Read the article. About… Read more »

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 June 19, 2020

David Hersh: COVID-19 and Loss of Business Income

Shareholder David Hersh Discusses COVID-19 and Loss of Business Income  David P. Hersh is a shareholder and co-practice group leader with  Burg Simpson’s business and commercial litigation department.  “I am David Hersh, Co-leader of the Commercial Litigation Department at Burg Simpson. Business owners across the country have suffered from the loss of business income as… Read more »

David TeSelle Discusses Qui Tam Lawsuits

 June 18, 2020

David TeSelle Discusses Qui Tam Lawsuits

David K. TeSelle is a trial lawyer and co-practice group leader with  Burg Simpson’s business and commercial litigation department.  “Do you have confidential information about a company who is cheating the state or federal government out of money, leaving the American taxpayer holding the bag? If so, there is something you can do about it,… Read more »

 June 16, 2020

Shareholder Jacob Burg Discusses Burg Simpson’s Commitment to Pro Bono Work

Jake Burg is a shareholder and a trial lawyer with  Burg Simpson’s personal injury department. “Since the firm’s inception in 1976, Burg Simpson has been committed to providing pro bono legal services to heroes who have dedicated themselves to serving others in times of great need. As an attorney with Burg Simpson, I was proud to… Read more »

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 June 15, 2020

Injured in a Motorcycle Crash? Call Burg Simpson Now

Injured in a Motorcycle Crash? Call Burg Simpson Now Shareholder Stephen J. Burg is a trial lawyer and the practice group leader of the firm’s personal injury department. If you, or someone you know, has been injured in a motorcycle crash, you need someone to be on your side. Insurance companies make huge profits by… Read more »

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