Best Lawyers in America 2018 Highlights Burg Simpson

Best Lawyers in America 2018 Highlights Burg Simpson

By Burg Simpson
February 22, 2018
3 min read

The latest edition of the Best Lawyers in America features several Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine attorneys. The annual supplement, distributed in the Denver Business Journal, the Denver Post, and the Wall Street Journal, also includes an article featuring founding shareholder Michael S. Burg.

Nearly two dozen Burg Simpson attorneys appear on the 2018 Best Lawyers in America list. Based on more than 7 million evaluations of lawyers by their peers, The Best Lawyers in America 2018® includes more than 50,000 lawyers in nearly 150 specialties in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

In addition, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ranked Burg Simpson as one of the nation’s “Best Law Firms” in the following areas:

National Awards

Tier 1 Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Metropolitan Awards

Tier 1 Colorado Construction Law
Tier 1 Colorado Litigation-Construction
Tier 1 Colorado Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Plaintiffs
Tier 1 Colorado Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs
Tier 1 Colorado Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs
Tier 1 Colorado Professional Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs
Tier 1 Cincinnati Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Plaintiffs

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.

Burg Simpson: Good Lawyers, Changing Lives®.

Erin Haworth, High10 Media, 212-918-2044,
Corey Wheeland, Burg Simpson, 303-792-5595,

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