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

33 Best Lawyers in America®

Thirty-three Burg Simpson attorneys across four states have been named to the 2021 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 33 Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America® list include:

Colorado
Michael S. Burg
Peter W. Burg
Stephen J. Burg
Scott J. Eldredge – Lawyer of the Year 2020
David P. Hersh
Kerry N. Jardine
Nelson P. Boyle
John M. Connell
Nick D. Fogel
James G. Heckbert
Thomas W. Henderson
Holly B. Kammerer – Lawyer of the Year 2021
Seth A. Katz
Stephan J. Marsh
Brian K. Matise
Angela E. McGraw – Lawyer of the Year 2020
Michael C. Menghini
Craig S. Nuss
Mari K. Perczak
Meghan C. Quinlivan
Ronald M. Sandgrund
Jennifer A. Seidman
Joseph F. Smith III
Curt T. Sullan
Valerie M. Sullan – Lawyer of the Year 2020 and 2021
David K. TeSelle
Leslie A. Tuft

Wyoming
Larry B. Jones
Colin M. Simpson

Ohio
Janet G. Abaray – Lawyer of the Year 2020 and 2021

Arizona

Paul Friedman
Scott Ambrose
J. Tyrrell Taber

BEST LAWYERS – Plus another 14 Burg Simpson Lawyers have been selected as “THE ONES TO WATCH – 2021”

Colorado:

  1. Jacob M. Burg
  2. Shane C. Fulton
  3. Marc C. Johnson
  4. Kirsten N. Kube
  5. Charles R. Mendez
  6. Nicole C. Moskowitz
  7. Joseph F.  Nistico
  8. Travis Riley

Arizona:

  1. Andrew L. Gartman
  2. Christopher Post

Wyoming:

  1. Lindsey Krause-Crandell

Ohio

  1. Jessica Powell
  2. Kenneth M. Daly
  3. John T. Roberts

 

33 Super Lawyers

Burg Simpson - Super Lawyers

Thirty-two 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 33 Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers list include:

Colorado
Michael S. Burg – TOP 100
Peter W. Burg
Scott J. Eldredge – TOP 100
David P. Hersh – TOP 100
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
J. Tyrell Taber

Wyoming
Colin M. Simpson

Ohio
Janet G. Abaray

Arizona

Paul D. Friedman – TOP 50
J. Tyrrell “Ty” Taber
Taylor C. Young

Burg Simpson’s 2020 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
  9. Jack DeGree

 

Barrister’s Best

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 2020 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 eighth 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.

 

 

 July 1, 2020

BURG SIMPSON FEATURES: Shareholder Scott J. Eldredge

Attorney Scott J. Eldredge is a named shareholder, a skilled trial lawyer, and the practice group leader of the firm’s medical malpractice department. He has been practicing continuously with the firm since his admission to the Colorado Bar in 1982. Mr. Eldredge’s thriving practice focuses primarily on complex medical malpractice cases with a particular emphasis… Read more »

 June 30, 2020

Trial Work in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine trial lawyers handle litigation cases all across the United States, in both State and Federal Courts.  The COVID-19 pandemic has not only radically changed all of our daily lives, but it has also affected the U.S. justice system and the way lawyers manage their cases. The trial lawyers at… Read more »

 June 29, 2020

Cincy Lifestyles in Cincinnati Interviews David Harman

Burg Simpson Shareholder David C. Harman was interviewed by Allie Martin of Cincy Lifestyles about personal injury practice in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Harman discusses why he became an attorney. His focus is to help people and he has committed his legal practice in personal injury and mass tort law to fighting for his client’s legal… Read more »

 June 26, 2020

BURG SIMPSON FEATURES: Shareholder Nick Fogel, Practice Group Leader for the Workers’ Compensation Team

BURG SIMPSON FEATURES: Shareholder Nick Fogel (Nick Fogel is pictured at left with his team members Shareholder Stephan J. Marsh, and Trial Lawyer John Connell.) Nick Fogel is a shareholder and the practice group leader of Burg Simpson’s Workers’ Compensation Department. His practice is devoted to those who have been injured while working on the job… Read more »

Greeley, CO – Two Workers Killed in Work Accident on 1st Ave

 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

Shareholder 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… Read more »

 June 16, 2020

Shareholder Jacob Burg Discusses Burg Simpson’s Commitment to Pro Bono Work

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… Read more »

 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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