David Hersh

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.

Practice Areas

  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Counselor/Therapist Malpractice
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Pharmacy Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Psychological Malpractice
  • Psychotherapy Law
  • Toxic Torts

Bar Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court

Colorado Supreme Court

Wyoming Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming


J.D., 1983, Wake Forest University School of Law

B.S., 1981, Bob Jones University

Honors / Awards

Super Lawyers
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Federal Judicial Clerkship

Order of the Barristers

National Moot Court Competition Recipient, Best Oral Advocate Award

Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Faculty of Federal Advocates

Colorado Judicial Institute Board of Directors

American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)

Federal Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association (Litigation, Products Liability and Tort Law Sections)

Wyoming Bar Association

Judicial Facilities Review Commission, Arapahoe County Bar Association

Arapahoe County Bar Association

Fellow Emeritus of the Arapahoe County Bar Foundation

Brain Injury Association of Colorado

Craig Hospital PUSH Fundraising Committee

American Bar Association

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) (inactive)