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 have over 70 lawyers in 9 locations in 7 states and are one of the nation’s most recognized firms. We have 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 2021 U.S. News and World Report.

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
“Best Law Firms” (2021 Edition)
  • National Tier 1
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Cincinnati
      • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Colorado
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Construction Law
      • Litigation – Construction
      • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
      • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
      • Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants
    • Phoenix
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Metropolitan Tier 2
    • Cincinnati
      • Litigation – Labor & Employment
    • Colorado
      • Insurance Law
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    • Sheridan
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Metropolitan Tier 3
    • Colorado
      • Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Litigation – Real Estate

 

47 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

The 14 Burg Simpson Lawyers who have been selected as “BEST LAWYERS: THE ONES TO WATCH – 2021” include: 

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

 

34 Super Lawyers

Burg Simpson - Super Lawyers

Thirty-four Burg Simpson attorneys were named to the 2021 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 34 Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2021 Super Lawyers list include:

Colorado
Michael S. Burg – TOP 100
Peter W. Burg – TOP 100
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 – TOP 100
Meghan Quinlivan
Ronald M. Sandgrund
Curt T. Sullan
Valerie M.Sullan
David TeSelle

Wyoming
Colin M. Simpson

Ohio
Janet G. Abaray
Melanie Bailey
David Harman

Arizona

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

Burg Simpson’s 2021 Super Lawyer Rising Stars include:

  1. Stephen J. Burg
  2. Jessica L. Breuer
  3. Nikolas D. Fogel
  4. Charles Mendez
  5. Michael C. Menghini
  6. David Crough
  7. Jessica Prochaska
  8. Jake Burg
  9. Jack DeGree

 

Barrister’s Best

The attorneys and professional staff at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine congratulate Michael Burg, David Hersh, and Mari Perczak for receiving Law Week Colorado’s Barrister’s Best Awards for 2020:

  • Michael S. Burg, Barrister’s Choice, Best Overall Litigator
  • David P. Hersh, Barrister’s Choice, Best Class Actions/ Mass Tort Lawyer – Plaintiffs
  • Mari Perczak, People’s Choice – Construction Defects Lawyer – Plaintiffs

For 2019, the Barristers Best Awards went to:

  • 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

For 2018, the Barristers Best Awards went to:

  • Michael Burg, the founding shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice, Best Class Action/ Mass Tort Lawyer for Plaintiffs
  • David P. Hersh, a shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice for Best Corporate Law Lawyer

The Legal 500

 

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.

 

 

 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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