Mr. Jardine’s legal work has resulted in settlements, judgments and verdicts in excess of $300 Million on behalf of 1000s of clients. He acts as the Firm’s Managing Shareholder and serves on its Executive Committee. He has been instrumental in the firm’s management, practice group formation, firm’s global strategy, and firm direction for over 15 years.
Prior to receiving his JD/MBA in 1987, Mr. Jardine worked for many years for a Fortune 500 Corporation. He received his JD/MBA from Brigham Young University in 1987 and joined Burg Simpson two years later in 1989. Mr. Jardine litigates extensively in a wide range of personal injury actions, including automobile and trucking accidents, unsafe products, and gas explosion cases. During his years of leadership, Burg Simpson has developed into a national firm, and has received many accolades — including, recently, the nation’s Number One Products Liability Law Firm, and one of America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms.
Mr. Jardine has been a firm leader in its expanding Unsafe Drugs Practice Group, which has successfully represented thousands of clients in unsafe drugs since 1998, including the Fen-Phen/Redux diet pill class action and MDL; Propulsid; PPA; Zyprexa; Ortho Evra; NSF; Actos, Depuy; and Yaz. Over the past 15 years, Burg Simpson has become one of the nation’s strongest mass tort firms, representing thousands of men, women and children in all states. Since 2010, Burg Simpson has been recognized as the Number One Products Liability firms in the the USA being instrumental in recovering billions of dollars for victims of unsafe drugs and devices.
Mr. Jardine is also one of the nation’s most experienced attorneys in gas related explosions. He has spent nearly 3 months in two gas explosion trials–both of which resulted in large successful verdicts for his clients.
Over the past 20 years, he has tried and handled more than 30 gas explosion cases around the country–explosions at gas plants, commercial districts, and residential areas. Igniting fuels includes gases and distillates such as natural gas, propane, and crude.
Due to his many career accomplishments, and the accomplishments of Burg Simpson nationally, the National Trial Lawyers Association recognized Mr. Jardine as one of the country’s 100 Most Influential Lawyers, a recognition of the commitment he has demonstrated for more than 20 years to protect the rights of men, women, and children throughout the nation. Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., has become one of the nation’s most influential firms, actively pursuing justice for tens of thousands of victims throughout the nation, and being directly responsible for billions of dollars in compensation to men women and children.
Mr. Jardine is a member of the 100 Top Trial lawyers in Colorado. The National Trial Lawyers recognition is by special invitation only, and was awarded because of Mr. Jardine’s superior qualifications of leadership, outstanding reputation, influence, stature, and profile as a civil trial lawyer.
Mr. Jardine has been named as a Colorado Super Lawyer, 2010-2013, as one of Colorado’s best litigation attorneys, an honor reserved for less than 5 percent of all attorneys. 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. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, and is a sophisticated, comprehensive and complex selection process. Since 2009, Mr. Jardine has been selected by members of the national legal community as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Mass Tort Litigation.
Mass Tort is a term used to describe a practice where a single product injures hundreds or thousands of people, and the special procedures employed to help victims receive justice. Best Lawyers publishes a book each year listing those individuals who are recognized as professionals who continue to distinguish themselves among their peers. The book is considered to be, professionally, the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States
Mr. Jardine was chosen for this distinguished group because he has displayed an exemplary commitment to his profession, his community and his clients.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2021|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2021|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2020|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2020|
|Best Lawyer in America||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Colorado Super Lawyers||2013|
|100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers in America||National Trial Lawyers||2012|
|Top 100 Attorney||The National Trial Lawyers||2012|
|Colorado Super Lawyer||Colorado Super Lawyers||2012|
|Best Lawyer in America||Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Colorado Super Lawyer||Colorado Super Lawyers||2011|
|Top 100 Attorney||National Trial Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Colorado Super Lawyers||2010|
|Top 100 Attorney||National Trial Lawyers||2010|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2010|
|Colorado Super Lawyer||Super Lawyer||2009|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2009|
|Colorado Super Lawyer||Super Lawyer||2008|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2008|
|Managing Shareholder||Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine, PC||1990 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Colorado Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Colorado Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Denver Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Arapahoe County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association Journal||How Law Firms Can Be and Stay Effective During COVID-19||2021|
|The Docket Colorado Bar Association||Defining Effective Strategies for Safety and Communication During the Pandemic||2021|
|Law Week Colorado||Coming Up For Air - Managaing Partners Roundtable||2020|
|Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|Brigham Young University||MBA||1987|
|Brigham Young University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|National Trial Lawyers Summit||"How to Diversify Your Practice for Financial Gain and Survival,"||2015|
|National Trial Lawyers Annual Convention||Selecting the Right Case For You Firm||2013|