Burg Simpson Attorney Wins Prestigious Denver Business Award

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Reeves Whalen, Selected for The Denver Business Journal's 15th annual "Forty Under 40."

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. is proud to announce that Reeves Whalen has been named a "Forty Under 40" rising star by the Denver Business Journal.

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. is proud to announce that Reeves Whalen has been named a "Forty Under 40" rising star by the Denver Business Journal. Attorney Stephen J. Burg was named a finalist for the award. The "Forty Under 40" award recognizes young and dynamic business leaders who have demonstrated excellence in business, and a dedication to Denver’s wider community.

Mr. Whalen has represented clients in complex product liability cases involving automobiles and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), claims against drug providers for prescription mis-fills, gas explosion litigation against large utility companies, and general personal injury claims. Furthermore, Mr. Whalen has substantial experience in Mass Torts litigation related to the Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents Product Liability Multi-District Litigation, the Yasmin and YAZ Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Multi-District Litigation, and the DePuy ASR Knee Replacement System Multi-District Litigation.

Mr. Whalen is actively involved in Center of Hope Haiti (COHH) and assisted with earthquake relief efforts through NOAH NY in 2010. Locally, Mr. Whalen has served as a Youth Mentor since 2008 through the Denver Rescue Missions Save Our Youth Mentorship Program and he annually participates in the Denver Bar Associations Attorney Guest Teacher Program through the Denver Public Schools. Currently, Mr. Whalen serves on the Board of Directors for The American Constitution Society, The Golden Triangle Association, Save Our Youth. Mr. Whalen also serves as the Community Service Co-Chair for the Arapahoe County Bar Association and sits on the Executive Committee for the Democratic Party of Denver.

In 2010, Mr. Whalen was honored as a Finalist for the Colorado Bar Association's "Young Outstanding Attorney of the Year, was selected as a Finalist for Law Week Colorado’s "Up & Coming Lawyers" and was recognized as a Finalist for Law Week Colorado’s "Compleat Lawyer" Award. He joins an ever-growing list of award-winning Burg Simpson attorneys.

A 1998 graduate of Dickinson College, Mr. Whalen served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence Manzanares, and joined Burg Simpson in 2007 after receiving his Law Degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

With offices in Denver, Cody, Cincinnati and Phoenix, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., is a firm of award winning trial lawyers with more than 30 years’ experience in obtaining justice for individuals and their families seriously injured by the careless or intentional actions of others.

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