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January 2021 E-News

January 2021 E-News

By Burg Simpson
January 12, 2021
4 min read
JANUARY 2021 E-NEWS
GOOD LAWYERS
Law Week Colorado
Announces the Barrister’s Best Awards
BARRISTERS’ BEST 2021
Congratulations to Our Barrister’s Best Lawyers!
Michael S. Burg
Founding Shareholder
David P. Hersh
Shareholder
Mari K. Perczak
Shareholder
U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers Announces “Best Law Firms” 2021
Law firms included in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News / Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence and have received consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes 5 percent of lawyers practicing in the United States. (Burg Simpson has 47 lawyers who were recognized by Best Lawyers® this year.) Achieving tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. U.S. News has more than three decades of experience evaluating key institutions in society and their service to consumers
CHANGING LIVES
The Construction Defect Department Secures $19.48 Million Award
Following a lengthy arbitration, Burg Simpson shareholder Mari Perczak, and her team of construction defect trial lawyers, secured a $19.48 million award for a 17-building, 82-unit residential common-interest, townhome community in Aurora, Colorado. The case was filed against Century Communities, Inc., a publicly-traded home building company operating in multiple states, and related corporate entities that acted as the developer, builder, and general contractor for the project.
Shareholder
and Co-Practice Group Leader
Shareholder
and Co-Practice Group Leader
Shareholder Peter W. Burg Named National Commissioner for the ADL
Peter W. Burg has been selected by the Board of Directors of the Anti-Defamation League as a National Commissioner. The National Commission is a leadership group and the primary deliberative body of ADL. The committee convenes for a formal meeting annually and for a variety of programming throughout the year and serves as a significant voice offering insight, perspective, and formal opinions to the Board of Directors. Mr. Burg’s term began on January 1, 2021.
Burg Simpson shareholder Peter W. Burg is one of America’s leading trial lawyers and one of the country’s foremost legal experts handling claims for individuals with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Over the course of his career, Mr. Burg has successfully represented high-profile cases, including significant and catastrophic injuries arising from product liability, dangerous pharmaceuticals and medical devices, construction defects, motor vehicle and trucking crashes, ski accidents, and mass tort litigation.
Client Testimonials
” I have over the years had the need for a variety of lawyers, and to date, I have never had the pleasure of retaining counsel with the level of professionalism that I have experienced with Burg Simpson. The high level of communication has not gone unnoticed. Frequent updates regarding the progression of my case are appreciated and comforting. I highly recommend this first-rate organization.”
Good Lawyers. Changing Lives.
At Burg Simpson, “Good Lawyers. Changing Lives®” is not just our motto; it’s who we are. With over 70 attorneys in seven states, Burg Simpson provides nationwide legal representation. Founded in 1976, our lawyers have been fighting for our client’s legal rights and holding negligent corporations and individuals accountable for their actions for over four decades.
Burg Simpson is Fully Operational During the COVID-19 Pandemic
We hope that you and your family are safe and doing well during this difficult time. While our offices are now open, many of our attorneys and professional staff are working remotely to assist in the social distancing practices necessary to fight the pandemic. Although not everyone is in the office at this time, please know that Burg Simpson remains fully operational, and we are committed to working on our clients’ cases and assisting others who need and are seeking legal representation. We are available to discuss your legal matters and concerns by email, telephone, or video conferencing and are committed to providing our clients with the best representation possible. Please stay safe and stay well.
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