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Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

By Burg Simpson

August 15, 2017  

Twenty-Three Attorneys Were Listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2018

Four Attorneys Listed as 2018 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” In Their Practice Area and Region

August 15, 2017 (Denver, CO) – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., one of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, is proud to announce several accolades for its attorneys in this year’s edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

Twenty-three Burg Simpson attorneys across three states have been named to the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, four attorneys from the firm were named Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in various categories, including founding shareholder Michael S. Burg and shareholders Scott J. Eldredge, Scott F. Sullan and James G. Heckbert. 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.

Burg Simpson congratulates all of its attorneys who have been recognized by Best Lawyers:

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” honorees:
Michael S. Burg – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Plaintiffs in Denver
Scott J. Eldredge – Professional Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs in Denver
Scott F. Sullan – Litigation – Construction in Denver
James G. Heckbert – Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs in Western Colorado

The Best Lawyers in America 2018 honorees:

Michael S. Burg
Peter W. Burg
John M. Connell
Scott J. Eldredge
David P. Hersh
Kerry N. Jardine
Nick D. Fogel
Steven G. Greenlee
Thomas W. Henderson
Holly B. Kammerer
Seth A. Katz
Brian K. Matise
Mari K. Perczak
Meghan C. Quinlivan
Ron M. Sandgrund
James G. Heckbert
Scott F. Sullan
Curt T. Sullan
David K. TeSelle

Larry B. Jones
Colin M. Simpson

Janet G. Abaray

About Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine

One of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine has a reputation for fighting relentlessly and successfully for victims of negligence, malfeasance, malpractice and abuse. Specializing in mass torts and class action litigation, Burg Simpson has secured more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements and judgments in practice areas spanning dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and devices, medical malpractice, personal injury, commercial litigation and whistleblowers, construction defects, workers’ compensation and product liability, including more than 100 recoveries in excess of $1 million. The firm has been named one of America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms of 2016 by The Trial Lawyer magazine.

The firm was founded in 1976 by distinguished American trial lawyer Michael Burg, an inductee in the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame who has been named to the 2016 RoundTable: America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by The Trial Lawyer magazine; Barrister’s Best 2016 “Best Civil Litigator”; one of “America’s 50 Leading Trial Lawyers” by The U.S. Legal 500; and recipient of the Clarence Darrow Award. In 1999, Burg merged his firm with former Wyoming Republican Senator Alan K. Simpson’s firm. Senator Simpson is a former Republican whip and Smithsonian Institute regent who was appointed co-chair of the National Committee on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform by President Obama. Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine has offices in six U.S. cities, with more than 60 top-tier attorneys dedicated to fighting for legal outcomes that change people’s lives.

Burg Simpson: Good Lawyers, Changing Lives®.


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