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April 2022 Firm Wide E-News

April 12, 2022 | 4 min read

Stephen J. Burg is 5280 Magazine’s “Face of Personal Injury Litigation”

5280 Face of Persoal Injury Litigation Stephen Burg

About Stephen J. Burg

Stephen J. Burg is a shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine. As the Practice Group Leader of the Personal Injury Department, Stephen is focused on representing victims of auto crashes, personal injury, trucking accidents, motorcycle collisions, product liability injuries, gas explosions, wrongful death, and harmful drugs and medical products.

Stephen Burg is a staunch proponent for those who have been harmed by the carelessness of others, he has a long-standing reputation for his skills as a litigator and a negotiator. He has a passion for holding negligent parties accountable for their actions and for maximizing financial recoveries for his clients.

Mr. Burg has been recognized for his legal excellence both nationally and locally. He was named a “Recommended Attorney” by the U.S. Legal 500 and has been consistently recognized by National Trial Lawyers as a “Top 100 Trial Layer” since 2012. He has also been selected by his peers as a Best Lawyer in America and a Colorado Super Lawyer.

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Michael S. Burg Calls for State and Federal Regulation for Body Donation Facilities


On March 3, 2022, a box containing severed human heads was stolen from a vehicle parked in the Central Park neighborhood. The package was identified with the words “Science Care,” the name of the company whose services include donating human remains for medical research. This case is currently under investigation by Denver Police, and Michael Burg is calling for state and federal regulations in the body donation industry.

Michael Burg was interviewed by Michael Roberts, an investigative reporter with Denver’s Westword media publication. During his interview, Michael Burg stated, “It’s time for all the states and the federal government to regulate this, just like they regulate organ donation. They need to make sure that people who are vulnerable because they’ve lost a loved one are protected because if they find out something happened to their loved one’s body, they have so much guilt. That should never happen.”

About Michael S. Burg

Michael Burg

Michael S. Burg is one of America’s leading trial lawyers, a best-selling author, legal expert, and founding shareholder of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine. A legal champion for victims of corporate and individual malfeasance, negligence, overreach, and abuse, Burg began his career fighting for the underdog and has gone on to successfully litigate some of the country’s most high-profile cases of the past four decades.

Michael S. Burg and Seth A. Katz Presented at Mass Torts Made Perfect Conference

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Burg Simpson shareholders Michael S. Burg and Seth A. Katz were presenters at this year’s Mass Torts Made Perfect conference in Las Vegas.

Seth A Katz, Burg Simpson’s Mass Tort Practice Group Leader, presented, “Mass Torts 101: What You Need to Know to Get Started.”

 Michael S. Burg, Burg Simpson’s Founding Shareholder, presented, “Hall of Fame Panel: Advice for the Next Generation of Trial Lawyers.”

Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP) hosts bi-annual conferences in the spring and fall each year. These conferences serve as a place for plaintiff attorneys to network and learn about top mass tort and class actions lawsuits in the country. MTMP also presents webinars throughout the year which cover various topics for individuals working in the area of plaintiff mass torts and class actions.

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Michael S. Burg                                                          Seth A. Katz 

Angela E. McGraw to Serve as Treasurer of ABOTA

Burg Simpson congratulates shareholder Angela McGraw for being elected as the new Treasurer for the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Ms. McGraw has been a member of the organization since 2014. Invitations to trial lawyers from ABOTA are extended based on personal character, honorable reputation, and extensive trial experience and success.

About Shareholder Angela E. McGraw

Angela McGraw’s distinguished credentials include being ranked by her peers as one of The Best Lawyers in America® from 2018 to present, and in 2021 she was named as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, meaning she received the top number of votes from her nominating peers in the industry. She has also been honored by Super Lawyers® and The National Trial Lawyers® as a Top 100 attorney in Colorado. Ms. McGraw’s reputation in the legal community is sterling, and her track record in the legal industry is extensive.

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