Shareholder Jacob M. Burg’s practice is focused on personal injury litigation. Mr. Burg obtained his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. While at the University of Denver, Mr. Burg served as the Vice President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Burg is currently a member of the Craig Hospital PUSH event planning committee and has been actively involved since 2018. Craig Hospital is a Denver-based hospital that is world-renowned as a premier center for specialty rehabilitation and research for people with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Mr. Burg is also a member of the Colorado Bar Association Legal Fee Arbitration Committee.
Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Mr. Burg served as a legal intern for Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s Office of Legal Counsel. Mr. Burg obtained his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan (2011). While attending the University of Michigan, Mr. Burg interned in Washington, D.C. for U.S. Senator Mark Udall and served as a finance intern for the 2008 Democratic National Convention Host Committee.
For 2021, Best Lawyers of America recognized Jacob as a “One to Watch”, a prestigious award that is given to up and coming young attorneys. Additionally, Jacob Burg was selected as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” for 2018 by Law Week Colorado, and was also named to the Top 40 Under 40 by National Trial Lawyers.
J.D., 2014, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
B.A., 2011, Political Science, University of Michigan
Colorado Bar Association Legal Fee Arbitration Committee
Craig Hospital's PUSH Gala Planning Committee, 2018-2020
PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA
Craig Hospital Blog Post, Burg Simpson Supports Craig Hospital, June 29, 2020
2020: Short Informational and Promotional Videos
Personal Injury, 2020
Pro Bono Legal Services
New Age in Trucking—How Advancements in Technology Will Help You Win Your Case, The Lawyer's Logbook, April-May, 2015
HONORS & ACCOLADES
Selected to Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch", 2021
Selected to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2021
Up & Coming Lawyer 2018 | Law Week Colorado
Top 40 under 40, Civil Plaintiff, National Trial Lawyers
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association