Meet our Attorneys

Lisa R. Marks

Associate

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Lisa Marks is an attorney in Burg Simpson’s Commercial Litigation Department. She focuses her practice on commercial and business litigation, including contract, corporate, and partnership disputes, employment matters, construction and real estate litigation, securities fraud, civil theft, trade secret, and intellectual property litigation.

Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Ms. Marks worked in law firms located in Colorado and Illinois practicing commercial and business litigation. Ms. Marks also worked as a law clerk for the Honorable William F. Dressel (Retired) in Colorado’s Eighth Judicial District assisting the judge with his court docket, including jury trials, conducting legal research, and writing legal memorandums and drafting opinions for the court.

A graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law, Ms. Marks was very active in Northwestern’s Legal Clinic. As part of the Legal Clinic’s Children & Family Justice Center, Ms. Marks assisted in representing children, parents, and grandparents in Chicago’s juvenile court and child welfare system.

Ms. Marks also holds a Master of Public Administration from Clark University and a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College. During her undergraduate work, Ms. Marks studied abroad at the Universidad de Málaga in Málaga, Spain.

As a mother of two children, Ms. Marks is active in her children’s school, faith, sports, and extracurricular activities.

Colorado

Illinois (Inactive)

United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

United States District Court, District of Colorado

United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

M.P.A, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

B.A. Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Colorado Bar Association (CBA)

Arapahoe County Bar Association

Denver Bar Association (DBA)

Former Co-President, Larimer County Medical Society Alliance, 2008-2011

Former Board Member, Larimer County Child Advocacy Center, 1998 – 2005

 September 16, 2020

Four Teen Victims Seek $16 Million in Arizona Child Abuse Case

A team of Burg Simpson attorneys including Scott Eldredge, Seth Katz, Ty Taber, Paul Friedman, and Christopher Post along with Tucson-based victims’ rights attorney, Lynne Cadigan, is representing four adoptive children who are named as victims in $16 million child abuse cases filed in Arizona. The children allege they were subjected to aggravated assault and… Read more »

 September 8, 2020

Former Burg Simpson Scholarship Winner is Using Her Funds Wisely!

Ms. McKenna Gilbreth is one of the previous winners of Burg Simpson’s annual scholarship. McKenna recently wrote to Mr. Michael S. Burg, Burg Simpson’s founder, to thank him and to share how she is using her scholarship funds. Now attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, McKenna wrote from her dorm room that despite the… Read more »

 September 3, 2020

September 2020 E-News

Congratulations to Our Best Lawyers in America® Forty-seven Burg Simpson attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America ®. (33 “Best Lawyers” and 14 “Ones to Watch.”) See the list of Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America ® here. Three Burg Simpson Lawyers Also Named Best… Read more »

 August 27, 2020

Burg Simpson’s Colorado Scholarship Competition 2020-2021

Burg Simpson has always recognized the importance of access to a strong education. Starting in 2012, we launched the Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition. Each year, Colorado high school seniors are encouraged to write and submit a 1,500 word essay on the importance of the civil jury system as the guardian of American rights and liberties… Read more »

Greeley, CO – Two Workers Killed in Work Accident on 1st Ave

 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 »

Denver, CO – Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident on I-25 (CanAm Highway)

 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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