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The Trial Lawyer Magazine honors Michael Burg; firm of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine

By Burg Simpson

February 6, 2017  

Trial Lawyer Magazine honors Michael Burg - Burg Simpson

Michael S. Burg Named One of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Named One of America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms

The Trial Lawyer magazine honorees to be celebrated at The National Trial Lawyers’ annual summit

Denver, COBurg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC is proud to announce that its founding shareholder, Michael S. Burg, has been selected into The Roundtable: America’s 50’s Most Influential Trial Lawyers and the firm has been selected as a 2016 member of The Forum: America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms by The Trial Lawyer Magazine.

Mr. Burg’s selection, which was based on his significant achievements in the legal profession, places him among the top 50 civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys in the United States.

Each year, The Trial Lawyer magazine identifies a select group of remarkable trial lawyers who have met the challenges of the legal profession and achieved extraordinary success in the courtroom. Nominations for The Roundtable are accepted from their readership, and each lawyer is evaluated for their professional achievements, trial results, and ability to affect change in the legal community

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine was selected for its consistent demonstration of professional excellence, leadership, innovation, and success in the practice of civil plaintiff law.

The Trial Lawyer honored Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine and Mr. Burg at The National Trial Lawyers’ 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit, which is currently being held in Miami, Florida.

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About The Trial Lawyer magazine
A publication of the National Trial Lawyers, The Trial Lawyer magazine provides progressive and educational news, information, and articles relevant to the trial lawyer profession. Through passionate voices and provocative viewpoints, The Trial Lawyer encourages the generation and sharing of ideas through open dialogue among the finest trial lawyers in America.

About Michael S. Burg
Michael S. Burg J.D. 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. Under Burg’s leadership, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine has expanded to more than 60 attorneys in five cities.

During his 40-year career, Burg has been a vigilant consumer watchdog, representing thousands of individuals and helping their families overcome catastrophic injuries and immense hardship. He’s taken on big pharma in multiple, dangerous drug mass tort cases including Fen-Phen, Yaz/Yasmin, Ortho Evra, and Pradaxa. More recently, Burg filed a sweeping action against 28 California wineries to stop them from selling toxic wine contaminated with arsenic and he’s representing the victims of a fraudulent scheme to illegally sell human body parts of their loved one’s bodies that were supposed to be donated for scientific and medical education and research.

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 Trial 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 five U.S. cities, with more than 60 top-tier attorneys dedicated to fighting for legal outcomes that change people’s lives.

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