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Michael Burke

Michael Burke

The Burke Law Firm
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Employment Law ...
  • California
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Summary

Business lawyer and litigator with diverse experience representing closely held companies, private equity firms, and other business enterprises. My experience as general counsel and on corporate boards gives me a big picture overview to business transactions, business decision processes, and complex litigation management. I also bring that same sensibility to bear on trial and appellate strategy. An acknowledged litigation expert and speaker, I am frequently consulted by other lawyers for trial strategy, business strategy, and ethics issues.

I handle matters in the following areas: business litigation and unfair competition cases, shareholder litigation and partnership disputes, employment law matters (including wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment and wage and hour issues), commercial real estate matters and project acquisition, and health care law. I provide specialized services in intellectual property litigation and trade secret protection and litigation.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Education Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • FreeConferenceCall
  • Microsoft Teams
  • RingCentral
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I strive to provide exceptional value to my clients. Depending on the needs of the client and the representation needed, I work on an hourly basis, on a monthly retainer, or for a flat fee for certain specific activities.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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Professional Experience
Judicial Law Clerk
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Current
Judicial Law Clerk
United Stated District Court (Central District of California)
Current
Delegate
State Bar of California
Current
Mediator
Los Angeles County Bar
Current
Speaker and author
American Law Institute
Current
Speaker
Continuing Education of the Bar
Current
Attorney
Kinsella Boesch Fujikawa & Towle
Current
Attorney
Morrison & Foerster
Current
Founder and Principal Attorney
The Burke Law Firm
- Current
Education
University of California - Los Angeles
J.D. (1987)
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Activities: UCLA Law Review (prestigious journal of scholarly legal issues); Roscoe Pound Moot Court Honors Society (oral argument competition); Legal Writing and Research teaching assistant; Research Assistant (Constitutional law / First Amendment); Greenberg Scholar
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Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 133417
Member
Current
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Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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International Association of Privacy Professionals
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Forum for Corporate Directors
Member
Current
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Certifications
Mediator
Los Angeles County Bar Association
AV (highest) rating
Martindale Hubbell
Websites & Blogs
Website
The Burke Law Firm website
Blog
The Legal Eagle blog
Contact & Map
Newport Beach office
4000 MacArthur Blvd
Suite 600 East Tower
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Telephone: (949) 423-6422
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: During pandemic, client conferences are set by appointment only, and typically are held telephonically or by Zoom.
Los Angeles office
11377 West Olympic Blvd
Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Cell: (949) 423-6422
Notice: By appointment
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