Law Week Colorado “5Q” Introduces Edison McDaniels From Burg Simpson
Law Week Colorado’s new 5Q (Five Questions) provides a way for those in the local legal community to get more acquainted with their colleagues. Submissions to 5Q come from lawyers, paralegals, judges, and law professors alike. In 5Q, readers will discover insights on the profession while learning more about the people behind the practice.
This week, Mr. Edison McDaniels, a trial lawyer with the award-winning Construction Defect Department at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine submitted his thoughts to 5Q:
Edison McDaniels is a trial attorney with the Construction Defects Litigation Group at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine. Since joining the firm, Mr. McDaniels has focused his practice on construction defect law and construction products liability. He currently works with the team to represent homeowners and community associations. Mr. McDaniels has been selected by the National Trial Lawyers Association for inclusion in The Top 40 under 40 Association.
A 2007 graduate of Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business, Mr. McDaniels spent six years in real estate banking prior to attending the University of Colorado Law School, graduating in 2016. After law school, Mr. McDaniels took a fellowship with the first judicial district and subsequently worked as an Assistant County Attorney in Jefferson County Colorado. Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Mr. McDaniels spent several years working in-house for a startup company. This diverse skill set allows Mr. McDaniels to provide a high level of service, communication, and expertise for clients across the spectrum.
For 2022, Best Lawyers of America recognized Edison as a “One to Watch”, a prestigious award that is given to up-and-coming young attorneys.
In his spare time, Mr. McDaniels enjoys the outdoors and can often be found running, hiking, biking, and exploring Colorado’s Front Range. An avid gardener, Mr. McDaniels also spends time tending to his vegetable plants and in the kitchen cooking up the fruits of his labor.
About Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine
One of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, has a longstanding and nationwide reputation for fighting relentlessly and successfully for victims of negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and abuse. Our attorneys have never hesitated to fight for our client’s rights and consistently face and defeat formidable adversaries that include big insurance companies, big banks, and big pharma. 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 gas explosions, 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. Mr. Burg is an inductee in the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame and a recipient of the Clarence Darrow Award. He has also been named to the 2016 RoundTable: America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by The Trial Lawyer magazine; Law Week’s “Barrister’s Best” as “Best Civil Litigator”; and one of “America’s 50 Leading Trial Lawyers” by the U.S. Legal 500. Mr. Burg has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers®. Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine now has more than 75 lawyers and over 90 legal professionals. The firm is based in Colorado and has offices in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, California, and Wyoming.
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