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Marc C. Johnson

Associate

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Since the beginning of his legal career, Marc C. Johnson has focused exclusively on medical malpractice litigation. He has handled a wide range of cases including birth injuries, anesthesia injuries, cancer misdiagnosis, stroke misdiagnosis, heart attack misdiagnosis, and prenatal misdiagnosis. Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Mr. Johnson spent six years at a highly respected New Jersey law firm focusing exclusively on medical negligence claims. In 2015, the year before he relocated to Colorado to join Burg Simpson, Mr. Johnson assisted in recovering over $20 million on behalf of medical malpractice victims and their families. Mr. Johnson has extensive trial experience including lead trial responsibilities in a four-week Medical Malpractice jury trial resulting in a significant recovery for his clients.

Mr. Johnson also served as Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable Steven P. Perskie, J.S.C. (ret.) and The Honorable Joseph L. Marczyk, the current Presiding Judge, Civil Division of the New Jersey Superior Court, Atlantic County.

Mr. Johnson received his Juris Doctor degree from the University Of San Diego School Of Law. While in law school, Mr. Johnson received numerous awards for both written and oral advocacy and served on the Appellate Moot Court Executive Board. He earned his Bachelor of Arts, With Honors, from The University of California at Santa Barbara.

Top 100 Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers

2009 Lawyering Skills Specialist – Legal Research and Writing Faculty Award

2009 American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Regional Champion Team Coach

2008 Paul A. McLennon, Sr. Honors Moot Court Competition, Semifinalist and Best Brief Award

2007 Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Best Overall and Best Brief Awards

Colorado, 2016

California, 2013

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2012

Pennsylvania, 2010

New Jersey, 2009

J.D., 2009, University of San Diego School of Law
Appellate Moot Court Executive Board 2008-2009

B.A., 2005, Law and Society, University of California at Santa Barbara
With Honors
Dean’s List

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Medical Malpractice Committee

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

The New Jersey Association For Justice

The Public Justice Foundation

January firm-wide e-news

 January 17, 2020

Burg Simpson E-News: January 2020

Complex Business and Commercial Litigation, Construction Defects, Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Mass Tort, Class Action, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Workers’ Compensation JANUARY 2020 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS Burg Simpson Names Three New Shareholders Paul D. Friedman Angela E. McGraw Jacob M. Burg Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine are pleased to announce that Paul… Read more »

 January 14, 2020

When Colorado Insurance Companies Get Special Breaks from the Courts

When Colorado Insurance Companies Get Special Breaks from the Courts In a recent Colorado law journal article, Burg Simpson lawyers Ron Sandgrund and Leslie Tuft question why Colorado insurance companies are still getting special breaks from the courts when those insurers mislead their insureds or fail to explain adequately why they are denying an insurance… Read more »

 January 8, 2020

5280 Magazine Names Denver’s Top Lawyers of the Year!

5280 Magazine Names Denver’s Top Lawyers of the Year!  Denver’s Top Lawyers 2020  is 5280 Magazine’s sixth annual list of the best attorneys in the region. The 5280 editors invited attorneys in the seven-county metro area to vote for the peers they respect most in 50 legal practice areas. Survey responses in hand, the 5280 team… Read more »

 January 7, 2020

The Burg Simpson Scholarship Essays Must Be Submitted by February 1st

THE BURG SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING! The 1,500-word Burg Simpson Scholarship Essays Must Be Submitted by February 1st For the past several years, Burg Simpson has awarded college scholarships to the graduating high school seniors who won our essay competition regarding the importance of the civil jury system and how it is being… Read more »

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 December 9, 2019

Settling Commercial Litigation Cases

An out-of-court settlement is a legally-binding agreement between the parties to a lawsuit that effectively puts an end to the legal matter. A settlement resolves all disputes inherent in the lawsuit, and results in dismissal of the claims filed in court.  Sometimes a settlement will contain a requirement that other court orders be entered effectuating… Read more »

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

 November 12, 2019

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

Burg Simpson’s Colorado mass tort attorneys have represented thousands of people who have suffered serious side effects after taking dangerous medications or those who have been hurt by a defective product.  If you have suffered injuries related to a defective drug or medical device, contact the Burg Simpson mass tort team at 303-790-2525.

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 November 8, 2019

Bike Crash Safety Video – Burg Simpson Personal Injury

The personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson help fellow bicycle enthusiasts understand how to protect their rights after a bike crash and stay safe on the roads. If you have been hurt in a bike crash and need help, reach out to us today by calling our office or filling out our online free case… Read more »

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

 July 1, 2019

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

The Jeremy Bitner Foundation was established in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner. Detective Bitner lost his life in the line of duty on May 28, 2012, after being struck and killed by a vehicle while performing a traffic stop. Jeremy served the Englewood Police Department for 8 years and during that time was assigned… Read more »

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