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 contract disputes.
Ms. Abaray has been selected by members of the national legal community as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Mass Tort Litigation since 2011. Best Lawyers publishes a book each year listing those individuals who are recognized as professionals who continue their education in an effort to stay current in their chosen profession and continue to distinguish themselves among their peers. The book is considered to be, professionally, the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Ms. Abaray was chosen as a member of this distinguished group because she has displayed an exemplary commitment to her profession, her community, and to her clients. Ms. Abaray was also named by Best Lawyers® as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2014 and 2020 for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Cincinnati, and Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year 2020,” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Cincinnati. Ms. Abaray was selected by Best Lawyers® Women in the Law, in 2020 and to Ohio Super Lawyers® every year from 2005-2021. Trial Lawyers Top 100 also recognized her for her excellence in 2020.
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. Burg Simpson has secured more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments in practice areas spanning catastrophic personal injury, mass tort and class actions regarding dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and devices, medical malpractice, complex commercial and business litigation, construction defects, and workers’ compensation. The firm’s success has also included more than 200 recoveries in excess of $1 million.
Burg Simpson was founded in 1976 by distinguished American trial lawyer Michael Burg. Burg Simpson has more than 70 lawyers and is based in Colorado with offices in Ohio, Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming.