Meet our Attorneys

Michael C. Menghini

Shareholder

 

Super Lawyers 2019

Michael Menghini is a Shareholder in Burg Simpson’s Construction Defect Litigation Group. His practice focuses on representing clients with claims involving construction defects, construction products liability, association reserves, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation/non-disclosure and commercial litigation. His clients include community associations, such as homeowner associations and condominium associations, homeowners and business owners.

Mr. Menghini has successfully represented clients in many large construction defect cases. Examples include:

  • In 2020, Mr. Menghini was part of the trial team that obtained a $19.48 million arbitration award on behalf of a 17-building, 82-unit townhome community in Aurora, Colorado, involving various structural, building envelope, moisture management, firewall and civil defects.
  • In 2019, Mr. Menghini finalized a $1 Million settlement on behalf of a condominium building in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, involving fire sprinkler defects.
  • In 2017, Mr. Menghini and co-counsel, Mari Perczak, obtained a $5.9 Million arbitration award on behalf of a 59-unit Fort Collins, Colorado, condominium association involving various moisture management, building envelope, shear wall and civil defects.
  • In 2017, Mr. Menghini and co-counsel, Mari Perczak, secured a $3.25 Million settlement on behalf of a 16-unit Denver, Colorado, condominium association involving significant water intrusion, structural deterioration, stucco defects, and fire protection defects.

Mr. Menghini was recently selected to 2021 Best Lawyers in America®.

In 2016 and 2017, Mike was selected by Colorado Super Lawyers® as a “Rising Star” in the area of Construction Defect Litigation. Prior to his time in Colorado, he was selected by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® as a “Rising Star” from 2012-2015 in the area of Business Litigation. Additionally, in 2014, Mr. Menghini was selected by the Wisconsin Law Journal as one of 26 “Up-and-Coming Lawyers” in the State of Wisconsin.

Mr. Menghini is licensed to practice law in Colorado, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Mike spends his free time with his lovely wife, Maureen, and their four trouble-making children, Bernadette, Paul, Michael, Jr., and Joseph.

Selected to Best Lawyers® in America, 2021

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

Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2016-2021

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.

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

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

Colorado Bar Association

Wisconsin Bar Association

 April 8, 2021

Civil Litigation Cases During COVID-19

What Will a Civil Jury Trial Look Like When We Reemerge From COVID-19? The coronavirus pandemic has presented a challenge for our legal system over the past year and keeping Americans safe has been the primary concern for the nation. The closing of our courtrooms during the pandemic has affected thousands of people whose court proceedings… Read more »

 April 6, 2021

April 2021 E-News

Shareholder Stephen J. Burg 5280 Magazine’s “Face of Personal Injury Litigation” Stephen J. Burg is a shareholder and trial attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine. As the Practice Group Leader of the Personal Injury Department, Stephen is focused on representing victims of automobile and motorcycle crashes, trucking accidents, product liability injuries, gas explosions, and harmful… Read more »

 April 2, 2021

Shareholder Tom Henderson: A Good Lawyer. Changing Lives

Tom Henderson is the President of the Arapahoe County Bar Association Burg Simpson Shareholder Tom Henderson is the Chair of the Bad Faith Insurance Division of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department and the President of the Arapahoe County Bar Association (ACBA). As the leader of the ACBA, Tom Henderson is seeking to expand access to Arapahoe County’s… Read more »

 April 1, 2021

Shareholder David P. Hersh Continues to Advocate For Attorney Well-Being

The Colorado Lawyer Publishes David P. Hersh’s Recent Article on Attorney Well-Being Burg Simpson shareholder David P Hersh was appointed by Associate Justice Monica Marquez to serve on the Colorado Supreme Court Task Force on Lawyer Well-being in 2018. Among other significant findings, the Task Force, which is chaired by Justice Marquez, found that too… Read more »

Denver, CO – Auto Wreck with Injuries on I-70 Blocks Highway

 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 – Motorcycle Crash with Serious Injuries Reported at Kittredge St & Green Valley Ranch Blvd

 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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