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Awards & Accolades

Resources, Reputation, and Results Matter

At Burg Simpson, we take pride in our ability to help people. Our number one priority is to always protect the welfare and best interests of our clients.

When selecting a trial attorney, it is important to select an attorney with the requisite experience and resources to handle every aspect of your case, and, when you hire Burg Simpson, that is exactly what you get.

We have over 70 lawyers in 9 locations in 7 states and are one of the nation’s most recognized firms. We have received numerous awards for the quality of our legal work from satisfied clients, our peers within the legal industry, and our local community.

 

America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms

America's Most Influential Trial Lawyers

According to the National Trial Lawyers, an organization comprising thousands of leading plaintiff trial attorneys, Burg Simpson is one of America’s Most Influential Law Firms.

U.S. News and World Report Best Law Firms®

 

Burg Simpson has been named among the Best Law Firms in America® according to the 2021 U.S. News and World Report.

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
“Best Law Firms” (2021 Edition)
  • National Tier 1
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Cincinnati
      • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Colorado
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Construction Law
      • Litigation – Construction
      • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
      • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
      • Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants
    • Phoenix
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Metropolitan Tier 2
    • Cincinnati
      • Litigation – Labor & Employment
    • Colorado
      • Insurance Law
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    • Sheridan
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Metropolitan Tier 3
    • Colorado
      • Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Litigation – Real Estate

 

47 Best Lawyers in America®

Thirty-three Burg Simpson attorneys across four states have been named to the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, four lawyers from the firm were named Best Lawyers  “Lawyer of the Year”. The Best Lawyers  “Lawyer of the Year” honor is bestowed on a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area making this accolade particularly significant. Honorees are selected based on impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

The 33 Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America® list include:

Colorado
Michael S. Burg
Peter W. Burg
Stephen J. Burg
Scott J. Eldredge – Lawyer of the Year 2020
David P. Hersh
Kerry N. Jardine
Nelson P. Boyle
John M. Connell
Nick D. Fogel
James G. Heckbert
Thomas W. Henderson
Holly B. Kammerer – Lawyer of the Year 2021
Seth A. Katz
Stephan J. Marsh
Brian K. Matise
Angela E. McGraw – Lawyer of the Year 2020
Michael C. Menghini
Craig S. Nuss
Mari K. Perczak
Meghan C. Quinlivan
Ronald M. Sandgrund
Jennifer A. Seidman
Joseph F. Smith III
Curt T. Sullan
Valerie M. Sullan – Lawyer of the Year 2020 and 2021
David K. TeSelle
Leslie A. Tuft

Wyoming
Larry B. Jones
Colin M. Simpson

Ohio
Janet G. Abaray – Lawyer of the Year 2020 and 2021

Arizona

Paul Friedman
Scott Ambrose
J. Tyrrell Taber

The 14 Burg Simpson Lawyers who have been selected as “BEST LAWYERS: THE ONES TO WATCH – 2021” include: 

Colorado:

  1. Jacob M. Burg
  2. Shane C. Fulton
  3. Marc C. Johnson
  4. Kirsten N. Kube
  5. Charles R. Mendez
  6. Nicole C. Moskowitz
  7. Joseph F.  Nistico
  8. Travis Riley

Arizona:

  1. Andrew L. Gartman
  2. Christopher Post

Wyoming:

  1. Lindsey Krause-Crandell

Ohio

  1. Jessica Powell
  2. Kenneth M. Daly
  3. John T. Roberts

 

34 Super Lawyers

Burg Simpson - Super Lawyers

Thirty-four Burg Simpson attorneys were named to the 2021 Super Lawyers list. Published by Thomson-Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. It is worth noting no more than 5 percent of lawyers in Colorado are named to the annually published list. No more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

The 34 Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2021 Super Lawyers list include:

Colorado
Michael S. Burg – TOP 100
Peter W. Burg – TOP 100
Scott J. Eldredge – TOP 100
David P. Hersh – TOP 100
Kerry N. Jardine
Nelson Boyle
James G. Heckbert
Thomas W. Henderson
Holly B. Kammerer
Seth A. Katz
Brian K. Matise
Angela McGraw
Craig S. Nuss
Mari K. Perczak – TOP 100
Meghan Quinlivan
Ronald M. Sandgrund
Curt T. Sullan
Valerie M.Sullan
David TeSelle

Wyoming
Colin M. Simpson

Ohio
Janet G. Abaray
Melanie Bailey
David Harman

Arizona

Paul D. Friedman – TOP 50
J. Tyrrell “Ty” Taber

Burg Simpson’s 2021 Super Lawyer Rising Stars include:

  1. Stephen J. Burg
  2. Jessica L. Breuer
  3. Nikolas D. Fogel
  4. Charles Mendez
  5. Michael C. Menghini
  6. David Crough
  7. Jessica Prochaska
  8. Jake Burg
  9. Jack DeGree

 

Barrister’s Best

The attorneys and professional staff at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine congratulate Michael Burg, David Hersh, and Mari Perczak for receiving Law Week Colorado’s Barrister’s Best Awards for 2020:

  • Michael S. Burg, Barrister’s Choice, Best Overall Litigator
  • David P. Hersh, Barrister’s Choice, Best Class Actions/ Mass Tort Lawyer – Plaintiffs
  • Mari Perczak, People’s Choice – Construction Defects Lawyer – Plaintiffs

For 2019, the Barristers Best Awards went to:

  • Scott Eldredge, a shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice, Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer for Plaintiffs
  • David P. Hersh, a shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice for Best Corporate Law Lawyer
  • Mari Perczak, a shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice, Best Construction Defects Lawyer for Plaintiffs

For 2018, the Barristers Best Awards went to:

  • Michael Burg, the founding shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice, Best Class Action/ Mass Tort Lawyer for Plaintiffs
  • David P. Hersh, a shareholder at the firm, was selected as People’s Choice for Best Corporate Law Lawyer

The Legal 500

 

In the 2020 edition of The Legal 500, Burg Simpson is ranked as a top-tier law firm and national leader in dispute resolution for product liability, mass tort, and class action plaintiffs in the pharmaceutical and medical device litigation areas. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Burg Simpson has received this prestigious honor.

Additionally, The Legal 500 names founding shareholder Michael S. Burg as one of America’s 50 Leading Trial Lawyers and a foremost dispute resolution attorney. In addition, Burg Simpson shareholders Seth A. Katz and Meghan C. Quinlivan are named as top dispute resolution attorneys for product liability, mass tort, and class action plaintiffs in the pharmaceutical and medical device litigation areas.

 

 

 May 12, 2021

Law Week Colorado Recognizes Burg Simpson’s 34 Super Lawyers!

Every year, in a special edition, Law Week Colorado acknowledges the attorneys who have been recognized by Super Lawyers ®. Published by Circuit Media, Law Week Colorado is the state’s only news outlet specifically for lawyers, law firms, corporate counsel, and the judiciary. See more here The 34 Burg Simpson attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers ® for 2021 include: Colorado Michael S. Burg –… Read more »

 May 12, 2021

Stephen Burg Represents Those Injured in Motorcycle Collisions

Stephen Burg is a shareholder and a trial attorney at the law firm Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine, P.C. Mr. Burg leads the firm’s Personal Injury department, and his practice focuses on representing victims of motorcycle collisions, auto crashes, trucking accidents, and other personal injury matters, including wrongful death. If You Have Been Injured in… Read more »

 May 10, 2021

Burg Simpson is Proud to Support Craig Hospital’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Burg Simpson shareholder Peter Burg has been honored to serve Craig Hospital for over a decade. He is a former member of both the Craig Hospital Operating Board and Foundation Board having served the maximum six-year terms on both boards. Peter is also a former Board Chair of Craig’s Operating Board, a past Craig Hospital PUSH… Read more »

 May 5, 2021

Burg Simpson Scholarship Winner Has Plans to Become a Lawyer

Ms. Devin Kircher, one of the ten 2021 Burg Simpson scholarship winners, recently reached out to thank Burg Simpson founder Michael Burg and the firm. She said: “I sincerely thank you for selecting me to be a recipient of the Burg Simpson Scholarship award. As an aspiring lawyer, I am honored to have been recognized… Read more »

Burg Simpson Ohio | Cincinnati Lawyers Commercial

 October 1, 2019

Burg Simpson Ohio | Cincinnati Lawyers Commercial

Burg Simpson Ohio is an award winning legal firm located in Cincinnati, Ohio that serves southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. We handle cases in a number of practice areas including personal injury, product liability and mass torts regarding dangerous drugs & medical devices. Contact our Cincinnati attorneys to speak with one of our nationally renowned legal experts,… Read more »

Cincy Lifestyle Interview with Melanie Bailey

 October 1, 2019

Cincy Lifestyle Interview with Melanie Bailey

Interview with Melanie Bailey of Burg Simpson Ohio on Cincinnati’s Cincy Lifestyle.

Cincy Lifestyles in Cincinnati Interviews Janet Abaray

 July 9, 2019

Cincy Lifestyles in Cincinnati Interviews Janet Abaray

Burg Simpson Ohio’s managing shareholder, Janet Abaray, is interviewed by Cincy Lifestyles on the Cincinnati, Ohio local ABC affiliate, WCPO. Janet talks to Mona Morrow about the history of Burg Simpson Ohio, and how our Cincinnati trial lawyers have been helping protect the rights of Ohio & North Kentucky clients for decades.

Protecting Your Legal Rights

 November 30, 2016

Protecting Your Legal Rights

At Burg Simpson Ohio, we’re dedicated to protecting the rights of those who have been injured by the negligence or bad conduct of others. If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one due to a defective product, dangerous medication or auto accident, you need to make sure your legal rights are protected. Call our… Read more »

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