Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC
40 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, CO 80112
Mr. David P. Hersh focuses his practice on complex commercial matters involving contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, ownership disputes, construction matters, “bet your company” litigation, and professional negligence. Admitted to practice before the United States, Colorado, and Wyoming Supreme Courts, as well as numerous Federal Courts, Mr. Hersh has tried well over 145 civil jury trials to verdict throughout the United States. In addition, he has served as lead counsel in a substantial number of complex commercial litigation cases as well as a number of catastrophic personal injury cases, including cases involving claims for brain injury, paraplegia/quadriplegia, severe burns and disfigurement, and limb loss. Mr. Hersh has handled a number of “toxic torts”, including being appointed class counsel for more than 65,000 residents of Colorado Springs to redress contaminated groundwater.
A skilled and experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Hersh excels in the courtroom, expertly handling all aspects of litigation through his creative problem solving, persuasive communication, and outstanding analytical skills. He believes that the benchmark of his success comes from his passion for the law and steadfast mission to be the best advocate possible for his clients.
"Never Give Up! Top Ten Lessons from Our Eight-Year Battle in the CDO Litigation About the Collapse of the U.S. Economy" - Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Conference, Steamboat Springs, August 4, 2016
“Legal Issues, Timely Decision Making, and Available Options for Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury” – Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado 31st Annual Conference, Denver, October 16, 2014
“Legal Issues for Brain Injury Survivors” – Brain Injury Association of Colorado, Pueblo Regional Conference, April 25, 2013
Faculty, University of Wyoming Law School Summer Trial Institute
Instructor in trial tactics for the American Bar Association-sponsored National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) School
Trial practice lecturer, University of Wyoming College of Law
Trial practice lecturer, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law