Meet our Attorneys

Jennifer A. Seidman

Associate

Jennifer Seidman’s practice focuses on representing homeowners and homeowner associations in construction defect and defective building products cases.  Her work includes cases involving structural failures and foundation movement, water intrusion and building envelope failures, building product defects, and design professional errors.

Ms. Seidman appreciates how confusing the legal process can be for homeowners and association board members and strives to help homeowners and homeowner associations successfully navigate the legal system in order to protect what is often their largest and most significant investment.  Ms. Seidman has coauthored many articles addressing important construction defect litigation issues.  She is admitted to practice before all Colorado courts.

Before joining the firm in 2007, Ms. Seidman worked at a large Denver law firm.  She also served as an Assistant Regional Director of a social justice and human rights nonprofit organization.  Ms. Seidman lives in Lakewood with her husband and spends her free time reading and exploring Colorado’s mountains. 

 

Barrister’s Choice for Best Construction Defects Lawyer for Plaintiffs, 2015

Colorado, 2004

University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, 2004
Rothgerber Fellowship in Contracts
Courtland H Peterson Writing Award
Mediator Training and Certification
Law Review: University of Colorado Law Review, Comment Editor

Michigan State University, 1999

“Buyer Beware: Construction Defect Law Changes That Affect Homeowners Associations,” College of Community Association Lawyers Law Seminar, 2017

"Unique Construction Defect Damages Mitigation Issues," The Colorado Lawyer, vol. 44, no. 2 (February, 2015), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund

"Deconstructing Construction Defect Fault Allocation and Damages Apportionment - Parts I and II," The Colorado Lawyer, vol. 40, nos. 11 and 12 (2011), coauthored with Ron Sundgrund

"Crossing the Separation of Powers Threshold: Legislative and Regulatory Control of Expert Witness Testimony," The Colorado Lawyer, vol. 37, no. 5 (2008), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Leslie Tuft

"The Homeowner Protection Act of 2007," The Colorado Lawyer,vol. 36, no. 7 (2007), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Scott Sullan

"Functional Families and Dysfunctional Laws: Committed Partners and Intestate Succession," 75 U. Colo. L. Rev. 211 (2004)

Burg Simpson Shareholder Mari K. Perczak Set to Speak at Construction Law Event

 April 19, 2018

Burg Simpson Shareholder Mari K. Perczak Set to Speak at Construction Law Event

Burg Simpson Shareholder Mari K. Perczak will be a featured panelist at a one-day Construction Law conference on April 30 at the Embassy Suites Denver. View the Construction Law event brochure here for information and scheduling. The continuing education event, sponsored by CLE International, is targeted at a variety of construction professionals, including attorneys, owners, contractors,… Read more »

Burg Simpson Beats Big Banks Again

 April 17, 2018

Burg Simpson Beats Big Banks Again

National trial firm Burg Simpson, known for its role in holding big banks accountable for their bad acts in the mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligation collapse of 2007-2008 where $7 trillion in worldwide wealth was lost, has prevailed against a big bank yet again. This time it was against UBS, in a FINRA securities… Read more »

Martindale-Hubbell Honors Nick D. Fogel

 April 16, 2018

Martindale-Hubbell Honors Nick D. Fogel

Industry awards are nice, but few mean as much as accolades from your own peers. That’s what shareholder Nick D. Fogel earned as he became the latest Burg Simpson attorney to receive a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, “awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability.” Only about 10… Read more »

Michael S. Burg Blasts Trump Administration Handling of CFPB

 April 12, 2018

Michael S. Burg Blasts Trump Administration Handling of CFPB

The Trump Administration has taken aim at one of the few remaining protections for American consumers: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg says consumers should be very concerned. “I think what they’ve done is strip away the original intent,” of the bureau as a watchdog, Michael told “Morning Briefing”… Read more »

Spinal Cord Injury– Denver Injury Attorney Denver Burg Simpson

 April 11, 2018

Surviving the First 90 Days After A Spinal Cord Injury

Every year in the United States, more than 17,000 people suffer spinal cord injuries, based on the latest data from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. It’s estimated that there are nearly 300,000 Americans living with a spinal cord injury today. That’s a big reason why Burg Simpson takes these life-altering injuries so seriously…. Read more »

Craig Hospital and Brain Injury– Brain Injury Lawyer Denver – Denver Burg Simpson

 April 4, 2018

Burg Simpson Helps Craig Hospital Treat Brain Injuries

For better or worse, brain injuries have been in the news more frequently in recent years.  In 2009, the tragic death of actress Natasha Richardson brought attention to the perils of an epidural hematoma.  Ms. Richardson fell while taking a skiing lesson, appeared initially unhurt, but later developed a headache and was diagnosed with an… Read more »

Colorado Drivers Are Worse Than Average – Personal Injury Attorney Denver– Colorado Burg Simpson

 March 27, 2018

Colorado Drivers Are Worse Than Average

Observant commuters might have noticed a few different messages on the state’s electronic interstate signs mentioning the most recent amount of traffic deaths for the year. It’s the latest in the Colorado Department of Transportation’s two-year-old strategy to post regular death tallies on the signs as a way of increasing driver awareness. The most recent… Read more »

Stucco Installation Invites Mold- Colorado Construction Defect Law Firm - Burg Simpson

 March 21, 2018

Poor Stucco Installation is an Invitation for Mold

One of the single most critical aspects of any new home is what’s referred to as the building envelope or building enclosure. This is the part of any building that physically separates the exterior environment from the interior.  Think of it as the “skin” of a building. The construction defect attorneys at Burg Simpson recently… Read more »

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

 May 3, 2016

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

A Ring of Fire first! Host Farron Cousins talks to former Senator Alan Simpson in a unique opportunity on Ring of Fire to speak with a Republican about the current state of the Republican Party.

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

CBS 4 in Denver highlights Burg Simpson attorney Michael S. Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Denver’s Radio 850KOA ran a news story about Michael Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.

Ring of Fire: The Unseen Economic Crisis

 February 29, 2016

Ring of Fire: The Unseen Economic Crisis

Ring of Fire host Farron Cousins talks with Michael Burg about taxes and the government’s resistance to upgrade America’s infrastructure.

Top 100 National Trial Lawyers Legal 500 Best Lawyers in America Super Lawyers US News 2014 Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers