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Michael C. Menghini

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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.

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

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

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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 D…. 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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