Michael Kerry Burke
Michael Burke provides sophisticated legal analysis and advice to companies across the business spectrum. He has represented entertainment and media companies, defense contractors, health care providers and real estate developers. He has been counsel to cosmetics manufacturers, food manufacturers, transportation and logistics companies and utility providers.
Michael Burke is a savvy legal strategist and trusted legal advisor. Mr. Burke has unique insights into risk prevention and mitigation, and is an experienced and effective advocate in business disputes.
"Bet the business" litigation calls for special skills, and Michael Burke has demonstrated mastery over both novel and common business disputes. He is regularly consulted by other law firms on legal strategy and ethics matters, and he has advised foreign counsel on American securities and business fraud law.
Mr. Burke is sought after as a speaker and lecturer on current issues in business litigation and transactions as well as alternative dispute resolution (arbitration and mediation). Given the breadth of his experience with the bench and with the bar, he is in demand as a mediator.
On the personal front, Michael is the father of special needs children, and has first-hand experience with the challenges that confront parents advocating for their children. Having navigated those waters, he provides families insight into their rights and assists with the IEP process.