Burg Simpson Attorney, Reeves Whalen, Appointed to Board of Directors of The Girls Athletic Leadership School (GALS)

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Reeves D. Whalen, a personal injury and product liability attorney at Burg Simpson, has been appointed to The Girls Athletic Leadership School.

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"This will give me an opportunity to work closely with a great emerging charter program in our city and further develop my involvement with the Denver Public Schools," said Whalen.

Reeves D. Whalen, a personal injury and product liability attorney at Burg Simpson, has been appointed to The Girls Athletic Leadership School. The mission of The Girls Athletic Leadership School (GALS) is to develop a national brand of public girls’ schools predicated on best practices in gender-based and active learning.

The schools provide an innovative and necessary educational option that engages health and wellness as a key-contributing factor in optimizing academic achievement and self-development. GALS is a Denver public charter school, serving girls in 6th-12th grade with the expeditionary learning framework.

"This will give me an opportunity to work closely with a great emerging charter program in our city and further develop my involvement with the Denver Public Schools," said Whalen.

Mr. Whalen is a Colorado injury attorney. In 2011, Reeves Whalen was selected by the Denver Business Journal as a "Forty Under 40" Rising Star. In 2010, Mr. Whalen was chosen as a Finalist by the Colorado Bar Association for the "Young Outstanding Lawyer of the Year" award. Also in 2011, Mr. Whalen was appointed by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock to serve on the Administration's Transition Team as the Co-Chair for the Department of Excise & License.

Reeves Whalen serves on the Board of Directors for Save Our Youth, The American Constitution Society, and The Golden Triangle Association and is a member of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center Cancer Fund Development Committee. Mr. Whalen sits on the Executive Committee for the Democratic Party of Denver and has served on Campaign Finance Committees for John Hickenlooper's Gubernatorial Campaign, State Senator Chris Romer's Mayoral Campaign, and Former Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff's U.S. Senate Campaign.

With offices in Denver, Cincinnati, Cody, and Phoenix, Burg Simpson is a firm of award-winning lawyers, practicing in the areas of personal injury lawsuits, mass torts, class actions, medical malpractice lawsuits, dangerous drug litigation, unsafe products, insurance bad faith, employment law, and commercial litigation.

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