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

 January 22, 2021

Former Senator Alan K. Simpson Speaks About the Importance of Societal Change

The Honorable Alan K. Simpson served three terms in the U.S. Senate and 12 years in the Wyoming House of Representatives. During the time he attended our nation, Mr. Simpson made deep friendships with colleagues on both sides of the political aisle, including the late Sens. Ted Kennedy and President Joe Biden, with whom he… Read more »

 January 21, 2021

This is Your Chance to Win the Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition!

THE DEADLINE FOR BURG SIMPSON’S COLORADO SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION IS FEBRUARY 1st THE TOP SCHOLARSHIP for 2021 is $2,500 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS: SUBMIT AN ESSAY ABOUT “THE JURY SYSTEM AS PROTECTOR OF RIGHTS” NOW! BACKGROUND All of us at Burg Simpson recognize the importance of access to a good education, so in 2012, we launched the Burg… Read more »

 January 20, 2021

Arizona Office E-News: January 2021

JANUARY 2021 ARIZONA E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS Burg Simpson Features: Our Construction Defect Department Our Award -Winning Construction Defect Department is Led by Shareholders Mari Perczak and Craig Nuss Mari Perczak Craig Nuss Burg Simpson’s Construction Defect Department is led by shareholders Craig Nuss and Mari Perczak, who have established reputations in the legal industry. These… Read more »

 January 19, 2021

Burg Simpson Shareholder Angela McGraw Discusses Missed Diagnosis of Birth Defects

Burg Simpson Shareholder Angela McGraw recently published an article with Law Week Colorado on “Presenting Case of Delayed or Missed Diagnosis of Spinal Bifida and Other Serious Birth Defects.” In her article, Ms. McGraw discusses risk factors associated with spina bifida, the failures to diagnose, and when to file a lawsuit. Read the article. About… Read more »

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 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 »

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 June 15, 2020

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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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