R. Matthew Burke


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Where Advocacy Meets Business

“We work on complex and challenging issues for industry-leading clients.  Getting the best results for our clients pushes me to be the best attorney I can be.”

R. Matthew Burke has represented corporate clients in litigation in state and federal courts.

Matt received his Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School in 2017, where he was both a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and where he served as a Managing Editor on the Columbia Law Review. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Boston College in 2009. Prior to attending law school, Matt taught in a public high school in New York City.

Representative Matters

  • Representing a private-equity firm in a New York-seated ICDR arbitration concerning breaches of contract and tort claims in relation to a loan agreement.
  • Representing a wind-turbine manufacturer in an AAA arbitration concerning the maintenance of turbines in a wind farm.
  • Represented a United States corporation defending applications for discovery in assistance to a foreign action.
  • Represented a global energy company in lawsuits in federal courts involving liability for environmental harms.
  • Represented a private investment firm in lawsuit involving fraud claims.



  • J.D., Columbia Law School
  • B.A., Boston College

Bar Admissions

  • New York

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