Denver, CO, January 25, 2016 – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. has announced that shareholder Peter W. Burg has been selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The American Bar Foundation limits Fellows to one percent of the lawyers admitted to practice in the United States and its territories and to a limited number of lawyers in jurisdictions outside the United States.
Mr. Burg focuses his practice on complex litigation in a wide range of substantive areas. Mr. Burg has developed a national reputation as a trial lawyer handling cases involving product liability, personal injury, and mass torts litigation. Mr. Burg has been recognized by the Legal 500 as a “particularly strong and intelligent leader” and shows “the ability to try cases when necessary and to settle cases for top value when settlement is clearly in the client’s best interest.” He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
The American Bar Foundation was founded in 1952 by the American Bar Association and is now recognized as the premier institute in the United States for cutting-edge social science research on the law. As an independent, nonprofit organization, the American Bar Foundation seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.
About Burg Simpson
With offices in Denver, Cincinnati, Phoenix, Cody, and Steamboat Springs, Burg Simpson is a firm of award winning trial lawyers practicing in the areas of personal injury, class action, mass torts, medical malpractice, dangerous drug litigation, defective products, insurance bad faith, employment law, workers’ compensation, commercial litigation, and construction defect litigation.
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