Burg Simpson Features: Our Award-Winning Business and Commercial Litigation Team

Burg Simpson Features: Our Award-Winning Business and Commercial Litigation Team

By Burg Simpson
December 14, 2020
4 min read

Burg Simpson’s award-winning corporate attorneys deal with a wide array of business and commercial matters. Our lawyers help clients with C-corporations, limited partnerships, S-corporations, sole proprietorships, and family businesses. The team also represents individuals with issues related to business law. Our highly skilled and experienced attorneys at Burg Simpson are here to provide the defense you deserve.

Our team offers aggressive legal representation for matters that include:

The Business and Commercial Litigation Team

Burg Simpson’s Business and Commercial Litigation Team is directed by shareholders: David P. Hersh and David K. TeSelle:

David P. Hersh – Shareholder

Mr. David P. Hersh is the co-practice group leader of the business and commercial litigation department of Burg Simpson, which has achieved Tier 1 status by US News and World Report (the highest-ranking available). Mr. Hersh focuses his practice on complex commercial matters involving contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, ownership disputes, construction matters, “bet your company” litigation, COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims, and professional negligence. Admitted to practice before the United States, Colorado, and Wyoming Supreme Courts, as well as numerous Federal Courts, Mr. Hersh has tried well over 145 civil jury trials to verdict throughout the United States. In addition, he has served as lead counsel in a substantial number of complex commercial litigation cases as well as a number of catastrophic personal injury cases, including cases involving claims for brain injury, paraplegia/quadriplegia, severe burns and disfigurement, and limb loss. Mr. Hersh has handled a number of “toxic torts”, including being appointed class counsel for more than 65,000 residents of Colorado Springs to redress contaminated groundwater.

A skilled and experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Hersh excels in the courtroom, expertly handling all aspects of litigation through his creative problem solving, persuasive communication, and outstanding analytical skills. He believes that the benchmark of his success comes from his passion for the law and steadfast mission to be the best advocate possible for his clients.

In 2015, David P. Hersh attained the “Top Ten” status by Colorado Super Lawyers. He is one of only fifteen Colorado attorneys who has received this distinction.

David K TeSelle – Shareholder

Trial Lawyer David K. TeSelle is a Colorado and Arizona licensed attorney who has successfully tried numerous cases to jury verdicts in both state and federal court, as well as private arbitration.  Mr. TeSelle was a lead counsel in 2019 on one of the largest personal injury jury verdicts in Arizona history ($58.5 million). He has also successfully battled the largest banks in the world including in litigation related to the 2008 economic collapse (the so-called “Big Short” cases) and regularly represents numerous plaintiffs in large class action and mass tort actions against corporate bad actors, large and small. Mr. TeSelle has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, and his focus is on complex trial litigation. Mr. TeSelle has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients.

At Burg Simpson, Mr. TeSelle is a Preferred Shareholder and the leader of Burg Simpson’s Complex Commercial Trial Team.  The business and commercial litigation department has achieved Tier 1 status by US News and World Report (the highest-ranking available). His team includes over a dozen of the best trial lawyers in the country.

Mr. TeSelle is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has been repeatedly recognized in Best Lawyers in America (including achieving Best Lawyers-Lawyer of the Year status in 2017), Colorado Super Lawyers, is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, maintains a 10.0 AVVO rating, and has been honored as a Top 100 Trial Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers Association (of which he is Past President of the National Trial Lawyers Business Torts section).

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