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Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Selected To The Legal 500 List for 2018

By Burg Simpson

June 5, 2018  

The Honor Marks the Seventh Consecutive Year the Denver-Based Law Firm Has Been Named to the Prestigious List

June 5, 2018 (Denver, CO) – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, one of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, is proud to announce it has been selected to The Legal 500 for 2018, making it the seventh consecutive year that Burg Simpson has received this prestigious honor.

The Legal 500 ranked Burg Simpson 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 area.

Founding shareholder Michael S. Burg has been named one of America’s Leading Trial Lawyers and a Leading Lawyer in dispute resolution for product liability, mass tort, and class action plaintiffs in the pharmaceutical and medical device litigation area. Additionally, Michael S. Burg is now listed in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame, which highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence and are at the pinnacle of the profession.

Shareholder Seth A. Katz has also been named a Leading Lawyer in dispute resolution for product liability, mass tort, and class action plaintiffs in the pharmaceutical and medical device litigation area.

In this year’s listing, The Legal 500 notes that Burg Simpson has a “strong track record representing plaintiffs in mass torts and MDLs in the pharmaceuticals and medical devices sector.” Along with Michael S. Burg and Seth A. Katz, The Legal 500 also recommends Burg Simpson shareholders Peter W. Burg, Scott J. Eldredge, Kerry N. Jardine, Janet G. Abaray, and Meghan C. Quinlivan as top dispute resolution attorneys for product liability, mass tort, and class action plaintiffs in the pharmaceutical and medical device litigation areas.

About The Legal 500

Published for nearly 30 years, The Legal 500 Series offers the most comprehensive worldwide coverage available for legal services providers in more than 100 countries. Used by commercial and private companies, corporate counsel, CEOs and professional advisers—as well as other referrers of work both nationally and internationally—The Legal 500 Series is widely accepted as the world’s largest referral guide and regarded as the definitive judgment of law firm capabilities.

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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 Trail 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®.

Contact:
Erin Haworth, High10 Media, 212-918-2044, erin@high10media.com
Corey Wheeland, Burg Simpson, 303-792-5595, cwheeland@burgsimpson.com

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