Meet our Attorneys

Michael C. Menghini

Shareholder

 

Super Lawyers 2019

Michael C. Menghini’s practice focuses on construction defects, construction products liability and commercial litigation. His clients include homeowner associations, condominium associations, homeowners and business owners.

In October 2018, Mr. Menghini and co-counsel, Mari Perczak, obtained a $21.1 Million settlement on behalf of a Boulder condominium association related to fire sprinkler, building envelope, civil grading and drainage, and HVAC defects. Earlier in 2018, Mr. Menghini and Ms. Perczak finalized a $4 Million settlement on behalf of another condominium association in Boulder related to stucco and other building envelope defects.

In 2017, Mr. Menghini and Ms. Perczak obtained a $5.9 Million arbitration award on behalf of a 59-unit condominium association in Fort Collins involving various moisture management, building envelope, shear wall and civil defects. Also in 2017, Mr. Menghini and Ms. Perczak secured a $3.25 Million settlement on behalf of a 16-unit condominium association involving significant water intrusion, structural deterioration, stucco defects, and fire protection defects.

From 2016 – 2020, he was selected by Colorado Super Lawyers® as a “Rising Star” in the area of Construction Defect Litigation. When he lived in Wisconsin, Mr. Menghini was selected by Wisconsin Super Lawyers ® as a “Rising Star” from 2012-2015 in the area of Business Litigation. In 2014, the Wisconsin Law Journal selected Mr. Menghini as one of Wisconsin’s 26 “Up-and-Coming Lawyers.”

Mike enjoys spending his free time with his lovely wife, Maureen, and their four trouble-making children, Bernadette, Paul, Michael, Jr., and Joseph.  Mike is originally from Iron Mountain in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

AV Preeminent® Rating, 5.0 out of 5.0, Martindale - Hubbell

Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2016 - 2020

Selected to Wisconsin Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2012 - 2014

Up and Coming Lawyer, the Wisconsin Law Journal, 2014 – Selected by peers as one of 26 attorneys in the state of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin

Colorado

J.D., 2009, Marquette University Law School, with honors

B.S., 2006, Accounting, Franciscan University, with honors

Colorado Bar Association

Wisconsin Bar Association

 October 18, 2019

Michael Burg Interviewed By Denver’s Channel 7 About The Dangers Of Vaping

Michael Burg Interviewed By Denver’s Channel 7 About The Dangers Of Vaping Michael Burg, the founding shareholder and a trial attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, was interviewed by Denver’s Channel 7 on Thursday, October 17th  to discuss the the dangers of vaping. Click here to access Michael Burg’s interview on Denver’s Channel… Read more »

 October 16, 2019

Burg Simpson E-News – October 2019

OCTOBER 2019 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS $143 Million Settlement Secured for Victims of the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions Michael S. Burg and Seth A. Katz have announced that an agreement has been reached between Columbia Gas, its parent company NiSource, Inc., and the lawyers representing multiple groups of plaintiffs in both mass action and class action… Read more »

 October 16, 2019

If You Have Had a Slip and Fall Accident

If You Have Had a Slip and Fall Accident By: Jessica Prochaska- Burg Simpson Shareholder and Personal Injury Trial Lawyer A Colorado slip and fall personal injury claim is filed in civil court and seeks compensation for the victim’s injuries. This type of claim alleges that a property owner failed to address a dangerous or… Read more »

 October 10, 2019

Angela McGraw on the Faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates

Angela McGraw, Of Counsel with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, will be a presenter on the faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Masters in Trial® program on Thursday, November 14th. The presenters are members of ABOTA, trial experts, and experienced judges. ABOTA is ​dedicated ​to ​training ​the ​next ​generation ​of ​lawyers ​to ​meet ​the highest ​standards ​of ​professionalism ​and ​advocacy ​in ​the ​practice ​of ​law.  Established in 1958, membership in ABOTA continues to carry considerable prestige among attorneys, judges,… 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 »

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner

 May 7, 2019

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner was held at Maggiano’s on April 25th to recognize the ten winners of the firm’s annual scholarship competition. The firm’s founder Michael Burg, and shareholders Peter Burg and Stephan Marsh presented awards to the 2019 winners! This year’s recipients included Ms. Madison Frotten, Mr. Dale Kim, Ms. McKenna… Read more »

Burg Simpson | Workers’ Compensation

 April 17, 2019

Burg Simpson | Workers’ Compensation

Shareholder Nick Fogel is the practice group leader of the Workers’ Compensation division at Burg Simpson. Workers’ Compensation is a form of insurance that protects employees when they are injured on the job or in the line of duty. Workers’ compensation provides both wage replacement and medical benefits. Filing a workers’ compensation claim can be… Read more »

Burg Simpson | We Are Here To Help

 April 5, 2019

Burg Simpson | We Are Here To Help

Burg Simpson is a law firm committed to helping injured people rebuild their lives after a serious accident or injury. Our trial lawyers have handled nearly every kind of injury or wrongful death case. The team at Burg Simpson has the resources, nationwide reputation, or proven track record of success when it comes to helping… Read more »

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