Burr & Forman

Emily C. Burke

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  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law (2018)
  • B.A., magna cum laude, The University of Georgia (2015)



South Carolina


  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Associate | Birmingham, AL Jacksonville, FL

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Product Liability Mass Torts / Hazardous Substances Insurance Litigation & Coverage OSHA

Emily is an associate in the firm's Torts Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) with an emphasis on defending corporate and individual clients in complex civil litigation including mass and toxic torts, products liability, and insurance claims. In addition to her current focus in TIPS, Emily has experience advising and representing employers in labor and employment matters, including matters arising under Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA).

Emily received her Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law. During law school, she served as the Business and Online Editor of the Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law, served as President of Women in Law, and traveled to 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 served as a member of University Judiciary and studied literature at the University of Oxford.