Burr & Forman

Emily C. Burke

Emily C. Burke
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law (2018)
  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, The University of Georgia (2015)
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama

Associate | Birmingham, AL

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Labor & Employment

Emily is an attorney in the Birmingham office, where she practices in the Firm's Labor & Employment group. Her practice focuses on catering to the labor and employment needs of various employers and manufacturers.

Emily received her Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law. During law school, Emily served as the Business and Online Editor of the Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law. Emily also served as President of Women in Law. During law school Emily spent time in Nicaragua with the Micro-trade Development Clinic where she focused on economic development and poverty issues while working with NGO’s and Nicaraguan businesses.

Prior to attending law school, Emily earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, where she graduated magna cum laude. Throughout her undergraduate career, Emily worked as a student advisor in the University’s student-run judicial system, where she conducted formal hearings for students alleged to have violated conduct regulations. During her time at Georgia, Emily had the opportunity to study abroad at the University of Oxford, where she focused her studies on literature.