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January 2019 E-News
Burg Simpson Congratulates
Janet G. Abaray for receiving the University of Cincinnati's Distinguished Alumni Award
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine P.C. is pleased to announce that Janet Gilligan Abaray, the managing shareholder for the firm's Cincinnati office, has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Cincinnati. Janet graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from the University of Cincinnati, and Order of the Coif from the University of Cincinnati School of Law. Congratulations to Janet Abaray!
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine P.C. is pleased to announce that David C. Harman has been promoted to partner. Mr. Harman focuses his practice on personal injury and mass tort litigation, including lawsuits involving defective pharmaceutical drugs and devices. David has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2017 to 2019. Congratulations to David Harman!
DAVID C. HARMAN
The SWEL Foundation
Burg Simpson was proud to support this year's 30th anniversary of the Summer Work Experience in Law Program. Summer Work Experience in Law (SWEL) is an eight-week program that operates from approximately mid-June through early August. SWEL Scholars are expected to complete a full-time, paid internship (Monday - Thursday) and attend SWEL Sessions every Friday during the course of the program.
Janet G. Abaray, the Managing Shareholder of Burg Simpson’s Ohio office has co-authored an article with her colleague, David C. Harman, also a shareholder at the firm, about admissibility criteria for expert testimony. As plaintiff lawyers, Abaray and Harman know that they bear the burden of proof and persuasion in every case they handle. In their recent article, “Keep Defense Experts In Check,” published byTrial Magazine,
(December 2018,) Abaray and Harman explore the use of the Daubert standard, a rule of evidence regarding the possible exclusion of unqualified evidence presented to the jury.