Careers

Careers

We understand that as one of the nation’s leading trial law firms our continued success depends on our most important asset – our people. This is why Burg Simpson is committed to attracting, employing, and retaining individuals of the highest caliber who are committed to sharing our core values. Burg Simpson fights for peoples’ legal rights and holds negligent corporations and individuals accountable for their actions.

We offer exceptional careers and opportunities to attorneys, aspiring graduates, and support professionals in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors.

Current employment opportunities will be listed as they become available.

We have several opportunities at Burg Simpson for Litigation Attorneys with excellent research, writing, and analytical and advocacy skills that are interested in working on exciting and cutting-edge cases. Our attorneys work closely with senior attorneys to conduct legal research to address complex discovery and legal issues, draft pleadings and brief writing, assist with complex discovery. Appellate clerkship is preferred but not required. A license to practice law in the state of Colorado is preferred.

Commercial Litigation
We are looking to add an Associate to our Commercial Litigation Team.
Our ideal candidate will have 3-7+ years of civil litigation experience.

Mass Tort Litigation
We are looking to add an Associate to our Mass Tort Litigation Team.
Our ideal candidate will have 3+ years of civil litigation experience. Mass Tort Litigation experience is preferred but not required.

Personal Injury Litigation
We are looking to add an Associate to our Personal Injury Litigation Team. Our ideal candidate will have civil litigation experience in the area of Personal Injury.

All positions are full-time and permanent. We offer access to excellent benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, long-term disability, term life and AD&D, vision insurance short-term disability, dependent care/medical FSA, medical HSA, additional group accident, and voluntary individual and family term life, AD&D, 401(k) retirement.

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We are looking to add an experienced (3+ years) litigation Paralegal for an exciting opportunity in our Phoenix office. The position will support attorneys in the personal injury and medical malpractice areas. The position requires:

• Proficiency in applying the court rules and procedures in both state and federal courts;
• Experience in reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing medical, financial, and other case-related documents and records;
• Well-developed writing and research skills;
• Experience drafting pleadings, discovery and routine correspondence;
• The ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people;
• The ability to anticipate attorney needs, identifying problems and finding solutions;
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize a high volume workload; and
• Experience in managing electronic and paper filing systems.

Previous nurse paralegal and trial experience is a plus, but not required.

This is a full-time and permanent position and we offer access to excellent benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, long-term disability, term life and AD&D, vision insurance short-term disability, dependent care/medical FSA, medical HSA, additional group accident and voluntary individual and family term life, AD&D, 401(k) retirement.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience that address position requirements to Careers@BurgSimpson.com

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Resources

Burg Simpson is a law firm with more than 70 trial lawyers operating out of seven offices in Colorado, Arizona, Ohio, Wyoming, Nevada, New Mexico, and Florida. With dozens of paralegals and experienced support staff, we are able to offer legal representation anywhere in the country.

Reputation

We are convinced that all any of us really have is our good name. We have worked long and hard to build a reputation as an honest, committed law firm. We are dedicated to fight for anyone’s legal rights and hold negligent corporations and individuals accountable for their harmful actions—or inactions. At the end of the day, we simply want to be “Good Lawyers. Changing Lives®.” We do what we do to change peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court and getting fair compensation for their injuries. It is also important for us to give back to our local communities and work closely with more than a dozen charitable organizations because doing right is better than doing well.

Among some of the honors we’ve been humbled to accept:

47 Best Lawyers® in America – US News and World Report- 2020 (33 Best Lawyers, 14 “Ones to Watch”, and 3 Lawyers of the Year for 2020!)
34 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars – Super Lawyers / Thomson Reuters- 2020
No. 1 Product Liability, Mass Tort, and Class Action Plaintiffs in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation – The Legal 500
No. 1 National Products Liability Firm – Martindale Hubbell
Top 25 Most Influential Law Firms in America – National Trial Lawyers
National Top Tier Law Firm – US News and World Report Best Law Firms

Our attorneys have been named as national lead counsel and earned federal court appointments in several cases, such as YAZ/Yasmin®, Pradaxa®, Ortho Evra®, Gadolinium-based contrast agents, Heparin, DePuy ASR®, Bextra/Celebrex, Zyprexa®, and testosterone replacement therapy.

Proven Track Record of Success

Over the last 40+ years, we have earned more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments, while securing more than 200 individual recoveries in excess of $1 million each.

 

 

 February 23, 2021

Cincinnati Magazine Recognizes Shareholder Janet Abaray

Janet G. Abaray is featured in the March 2021 issue of Cincinnati Magazine in the “Women Who Move Cincinnati” section. Ms. Abaray is the managing shareholder for the Cincinnati office of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine and has litigated extensively in the area of pharmaceutical products liability. She also represents plaintiffs in insurance and… Read more »

 February 16, 2021

Medical Malpractice Attorney Charles Mendez Discusses Birth Trauma Cases

An article authored by Burg Simpson medical malpractice attorney, Charles Mendez, was recently published in the AAJ Birth Trauma Litigation Group Journal. In this article, Mr. Mendez provides a comprehensive analysis and discusses an important issue raised in a birth injury case that is currently on appeal. Mr. Mendez is an experienced trial lawyer and… Read more »

 February 15, 2021

Recent Court Ruling Increases Risks for Colorado Skiers

Burg Simpson Shareholder Peter Burg Interviewed by Channel 7 TV News on the Recent Court Ruling that Increases Risks for Colorado Skiers A ruling from the Colorado Court of Appeals regarding the waivers printed on lift-tickets and season-passes has raised concern among many of our state’s personal injury lawyers and victim advocates. The court of… Read more »

 February 10, 2021

Shareholder Melanie Bailey Appointed to the Elmiron Steering Committee

Burg Simpson shareholder Melanie S. Bailey was recently appointed by federal district Judge Brian R. Martinotti to help lead a multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Ms. Bailey will serve on the Elmiron MDL Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) and help advance the centralized litigation on behalf of all plaintiffs. The Elmiron lawsuits, centralized in the District of… 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 – Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on S Federal 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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