Peter W. Burg: Lawyer with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.

Peter W. Burg


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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Defective Products and Diseases
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Defects
  • Professional Liability
University Pomona College, 1973-1974; University of Michigan, B.A., 1976
Law SchoolThe University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 1980
Admitted1980, Colorado; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court

Peter W. Burg's practice focuses on complex litigation in a wide range of substantive areas. Mr. Burg has developed a national reputation as a trial lawyer handling cases involving product liability, personal injury, and mass tort litigation. Mr. Burg has been recognized by the Legal 500 as a "particularly strong and intelligent leader" and shows "the ability to try cases when necessary and to settle cases for top value when settlement is clearly in the client's best interest."

Judicial Appointments

The Honorable Charles L. Breyer, United States District Judge, Northern District of California - Member, Plaintiffs' Steering Committee for Bextra and Celebrex Marketing Sales Practices and Product Liability Multi-District Litigation;

The Honorable Dan A. Polster, United States District Judge, Northern District of Ohio - Co-Chair, Plaintiffs' Steering Committee and Plaintiffs' Executive Committee in the Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents Product Liability Multi-District Litigation.

Honors / Awards

· Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year 2014," Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs, Denver

· Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, Colorado - Plaintiff, 2013

· DU Law Stars Outstanding Alumni Award, 2013

· Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum

· Top 100 Most Influential Attorneys, The National Trial Lawyers

· Top 100 Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers

· Recommended Attorney, Mass Tort, Legal 500, 2012, 2013

· Best Lawyers in America, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014

· Colorado Super Lawyer, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013

· AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

· Litigation Counsel of America (Fellow)

Other Appointments and Accomplishments

· Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law

· Past Chair, Craig Hospital Board of Directors

· Member, Craig Hospital Board of Directors

· Member, Craig Hospital Foundation Board of Directors

· Member, Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado Board of Directors

· Member, Rocky Mountain Human Services Board of Directors

· Recipient, Edward M. Sait Prize in Government

· Past Member, Board of Directors, Arapahoe County Bar Association

· Arapahoe County Bar Foundation (


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Office Information

Peter W. Burg

40 Inverness Drive East
EnglewoodCO 80112


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