Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC - Colorado
40 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, CO 80112
"Holly Baer Kammerer currently focuses her practice on personal injury, products liability, and commercial litigation. She has practiced law since 1992, and has vast experience in litigation and all trial related aspects of personal injury cases and business disputes. After moving to Colorado from Washington, D.C., she has also practiced in the areas of family law, collections, insurance, mass tort, recreational vehicle, equine, and appeals. Ms. Kammerer joined Burg Simpson in 1996 and became a shareholder of the firm in 1999. Ms. Kammerer has successfully tried numerous cases to a jury, and has multiple million dollar verdicts and settlements including a $2.5 million and a $4.2 million jury verdict in personal injury cases in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. In 2019, Holly Kammerer secured a $58.5 million dollar verdict in compensatory and punitive damage for families who had donated bodies of their deceased loved ones to the Biological Resource Center. She represented the victims of a fraudulent scheme to illegally sell human body parts of their loved one’s bodies that were supposed to be donated for scientific and medical education and research. The verdict is one of the largest civil case results in Arizona history. Ms. Kammerer earned the designation of Top 50 Colorado Women by Super Lawyers® in 2014, and in 2012, Law Week Colorado named Ms. Kammerer a Top Woman Lawyer. Ms. Kammerer is the senior female shareholder of the firm, and for more than a decade she has developed and managed the firm’s large multi-state single event personal injury department. She is driven to fight for justice and success for her clients within our organization and the community. Listed as a Super Lawyer® for several years, Ms. Kammerer has been recognized as an exceptional attorney who has attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers® represents an elite top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Colorado who are selected by peer review. Ms. Kammerer has also met the standard of excellence for selection as one of The National Trial Lawyer’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2008-2013, and she was recognized as a Woman of Accomplishment by Law Week Colorado in 2009. Ms. Kammerer has been listed in Best Lawyers® in America since 2013. Ms. Kammerer is the Board of Director’s Chair for the Wild Plum Center for young children and families, formerly known as the Longmont Children’s Council. The center provides preschool education, family counseling, and community-based services for low-income families in the Longmont and Boulder County area. Ms. Kammerer also volunteers time to work with children in the St. Vrain Valley School District and volunteers on behalf of children with disabilities, specifically in education and research regarding Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome (VCFS). PRACTICE AREAS Personal Injury Products Liability Business Litigation Commercial Litigation Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices Defective Products Professional Malpractice HONORS & ACCOLADES Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year 2021,” Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions Plaintiffs, Denver National Women Trial Lawyers Association (NWTL), Top 25, Executive Committee Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers®, 2010 and 2012 - 2021, (Top 50 Women Lawyers in 2014) Top 100 Attorney, National Trial Lawyers Top Women Lawyer, Law Week Colorado, 2009 and 2012 Best Lawyers® in America, 2013-2021 Selected to Best Lawyers® Women in the Law, 2020 AVVO®, Highest Distinction of Superb 10.0 Attorney Rating BAR ADMISSIONS Colorado, 1992 U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1996 U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit Arizona, 2015" EDUCATION J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 1992 B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS The National Trial Lawyers (NTL) Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) Colorado Bar Association Boulder County Bar Association Arapahoe County Bar Association (ACBA) American Association for Justice (AAJ) American Board of Trial Advocates National Women Trial Lawyers Association, Top 25, Executive Committee PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA Law Week Colorado interviews Holly Kammerer about the unique set of challenges presented to lawyers and law firms during the COVID-19 pandemic, Law Week Colorado, September 21, 2020 12/12/19: Burgsimpson.com. “There is More Work to be Done to Protect Consumers from Body Brokers.” 12/11/ 2019: Holly B. Kammerer interviewed by The Daily Show regarding the $58 million verdict in the Biological Resource Center case in Arizona. November 20, 2019: Contact 7 Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski interview regarding $58 Million Verdict in the "Body Parts Case" November 19, 2019: CBS TV News 5- Arizona, Jury Awards a $58.5 Million Verdict in the "Body Parts Case" November 2019: Westword article regarding the $58 million verdict in the Biological Resource Center case in Arizona.