Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades

Resources, Reputation, and Results Matter

At Burg Simpson, we take pride in our ability to help people. Our number one priority is to always protect the welfare and best interests of our clients.

When selecting a trial attorney, it is important to select an attorney with the requisite experience and resources to handle every aspect of your case, and, when you hire Burg Simpson, that is exactly what you get.

We are one of the nation’s most recognized firms, having received numerous awards for the quality of our legal work from satisfied clients, our peers within the legal industry, and our local community.

 

America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms

America's Most Influential Trial Lawyers

According to the National Trial Lawyers, an organization comprising thousands of leading plaintiff trial attorneys, Burg Simpson is one of America’s Most Influential Law Firms.

U.S. News and World Report Best Law Firms®

 

Burg Simpson has been named among the Best Law Firms in America® according to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report.

National Tier 1

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Metropolitan Tier 1

Colorado

Construction  Law

Litigation – Construction

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs

        Workers’ Compensation – Claimants

 

Cincinnati

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Metropolitan Tier 2

Colorado

Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs

Insurance Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Colorado

Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs

Litigation – Real Estate

 

Phoenix

Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

2020 Best Lawyers in America®

Twenty-seven Burg Simpson attorneys across four states have been named to the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, four lawyers from the firm were named Best Lawyers  “Lawyer of the Year”. The Best Lawyers  “Lawyer of the Year” honor is bestowed on a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area making this accolade particularly significant. Honorees are selected based on impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

The Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2020 Best Lawyers in America® list include:

Colorado
Michael S. Burg
Peter W. Burg
Scott J. Eldredge – Lawyer of the Year
David P. Hersh
Kerry N. Jardine
Nelson P. Boyle
John M. Connell
Nick D. Fogel
James G. Heckbert
Thomas W. Henderson
Holly B. Kammerer
Seth A. Katz
Brian K. Matise
Angela E. McGraw – Lawyer of the Year
Craig S. Nuss
Mari K. Perczak
Meghan C. Quinlivan
Ronald M. Sandgrund
Joseph F. Smith III
Curt T. Sullan
Valerie M. Sullan – Lawyer of the Year
David K. TeSelle

Wyoming
Larry B. Jones
Colin M. Simpson

Ohio
Janet G. Abaray – Lawyer of the Year

Arizona

Paul Friedman
Scott Ambrose

Super Lawyers 2020

Burg Simpson - Super Lawyers

Thirty Burg Simpson attorneys were named to the 2020 Super Lawyers list. Published by Thomson-Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. It is worth noting no more than 5 percent of lawyers in Colorado are named to the annually published list. No more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

The Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers list include:

Colorado
Michael S. Burg
Peter W. Burg
Scott J. Eldredge
David P. Hersh
Kerry N. Jardine
Nelson Boyle
James G. Heckbert
Thomas W. Henderson
Holly B. Kammerer
Seth A. Katz
Brian K. Matise
Angela McGraw
Craig S. Nuss
Mari K. Perczak
Meghan Quinlivan
Ronald M. Sandgrund
Curt T. Sullan
Valerie M. Sullan
David TeSelle

Wyoming
Colin M. Simpson

Ohio
Janet G. Abaray

Arizona

Paul Friedman

Our Super Lawyer Rising Stars include:

  1. Stephen J. Burg
  2. Jessica Derakhshanian
  3. Nikolas D. Fogel
  4. Charles Mendez
  5. Michael C. Menghini
  6. David Crough
  7. Jessica Prochaska
  8. Andrew Gartman

 

Barrister’s Best 2019

The attorneys and professional staff at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine congratulate Scott Eldredge, David Hersh, and Mari Perczak for receiving Law Week Colorado’s Barrister’s Best Awards for 2019!

  • Scott Eldredge, a shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice, Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer for Plaintiffs
  • David P. Hersh, a shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice for Best Corporate Law Lawyer
  • Mari Perczak, a shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice, Best Construction Defects Lawyer for Plaintiffs

The Legal 500

Burg Simpson Top Tier 2012 - 2017

In the 2018 edition of The Legal 500, Burg Simpson is ranked as a top-tier law firm and national leader in dispute resolution for product liability, mass tort, and class action plaintiffs in the pharmaceutical and medical device litigation areas. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Burg Simpson has received this prestigious honor.

Additionally, The Legal 500 names founding shareholder Michael S. Burg as one of America’s 50 Leading Trial Lawyers and a foremost dispute resolution attorney. In addition, Burg Simpson shareholders Seth A. Katz and Meghan C. Quinlivan are named as top dispute resolution attorneys for product liability, mass tort, and class action plaintiffs in the pharmaceutical and medical device litigation areas.

 

 

 March 27, 2020

Addressing Insurance Coverage for Business Liability Arising from the Spread of the Coronavirus

Addressing Insurance Coverage for Business Liability Arising From the Spread of the Coronavirus. Thomas W. Henderson, a trial lawyer and shareholder with Burg Simpson, addresses insurance coverage for business liability arising from the spread of COVID 19. Access the video here.  About Thomas W. Henderson Shareholder Tom Henderson focuses his legal practice on representing policyholders… Read more »

 March 27, 2020

Addressing Insurance Claims for Loss of Business Income Due to Government Shutdowns from COVID-19.

Addressing Insurance Claims for Loss of Business Income Due to Government Shutdowns from COVID-19. Tom Henderson addresses insurance claims for loss of business income due to government shutdowns from COVID-19. See the Video here. About Tom Henderson Tom Henderson focuses his practice on representing policyholders in suing insurance companies for bad faith and getting insurance… Read more »

coronavirus covid-19 safety

 March 25, 2020

BURG SIMPSON STATEMENT RE: THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

BURG SIMPSON STATEMENT RE: THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC We at Burg Simpson hope that you and your family are safe and doing well during this difficult time. While our physical offices are closed to the public to assist in the social distancing practices necessary to fight this disease, Burg Simpson remains fully operational and committed to… Read more »

 March 18, 2020

Burg Simpson Interviewed About the Sunset Mesa Body Broker Case

Burg Simpson Interviewed by Westword About the Sunset Mesa Body Broker Case. Just over a year ago, Burg Simpson filed a lawsuit in Montrose, Colorado on behalf of sixty-four grieving families against Megan M. Hess, the owner of both Sunset Mesa Funeral Home and the Donor Services body-donation business, as well several other companies and… Read more »

david-hersh-case-settlement

 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.

bike-crash-safety

 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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