TAMPA, Fla. May 20, 2019 – Burr & Forman LLP announces that a partner in its Commercial Litigation Group, Martin (Marty) E. Burke, has relocated to the firm’s Tampa office from Birmingham, Alabama. As a member of Burr & Forman’s Litigation Practice, Mr. Burke brings substantial experience in the business litigation and class action space to further support the economic growth in the Tampa Bay Area.
“Marty is an invaluable member of the Litigation group, bringing a fresh perspective to Tampa that will work in favor of our clients’ growing needs,” said Harvey Kauget, Burr & Forman’s Tampa office managing partner. “His deep experience in the industry will be an asset to our team and those who seek our counsel on high risk matters. We’re excited to welcome him to the Tampa team.”
Burke serves clients in high risk litigation matters throughout the country, both at the trial and appellate levels, and focuses his practice on general business litigation, consumer class actions, and serious product liability and personal injury litigation. He brings 24 years of experience in litigating and trying cases in federal and state courts.
Mr. Burke’s peers and clients have rated him “AV Preeminent,” Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating for professional competence and ethics. He has also been named to Mid-South Super Lawyers for his Business Litigation success.
After serving his country as a rifleman in the U.S. Marine Corps, Mr. Burke earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham while serving as a Birmingham Police Officer. He obtained his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.
For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP’s experienced legal team has served clients at the intersection of business and government with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 360 attorneys and 19 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. The firm operates as Burr Forman McNair in North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.