Jacquelyn Burke: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Jacquelyn Burke

Associate
Boston,  MA  U.S.A.
Phone617.239.0540

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Coverage & Claims
 
University Columbia University, B.A., 2001
 
Law SchoolBenjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D., 2007
 
Admitted2007, Massachusetts; 2008, New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
 
Biography

Jacquelyn practices litigation, focusing on insurance coverage disputes, including bad faith claims. Jacquelyn has worked on coverage and claims issues in a wide variety of coverage areas including directors and officers liability, professional liability, commercial general liability, and fidelity bonds.
•Jacquelyn assisted in drafting a summary judgment brief involving a $20 million coverage claim; she assisted in drafting a successful summary judgment motion in a multi-million dollar construction defect coverage dispute in the Southern District of New York.

•Jacquelyn has developed and drafted coverage opinions in claims involving professional liability, D&O, CGL and CPPI policies.

•Jacquelyn regularly develops strategy and analysis for insurance aspects of complex financial claims, including financial fraud and securities claims.

•Jacquelyn maintains an active pro bono practice, and successfully represented several asylees in their claims for asylum in the United States. She has also worked on U-Visa and Special Immigrant Juvenile applications, and has assisted in drafting amicus briefs to both the United States Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of Louisiana.

Before Edwards Wildman

Prior to joining the firm, Jacquelyn was an associate in the litigation department at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in New York. She also served as law clerk to the Honorable Richard N. Palmer on the Supreme Court of Connecticut during the 2007-2008 term. While in law school, Jacquelyn participated in the Alexander Fellows program with Judge Kimba M. Wood in the Southern District of New York.

Insights
Massachusetts Appeals Court Orders That 93A Claim Against Carrier Be Severed, Reverses Trial Court Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
December 5, 2014
District of Massachusetts Finds Coverage Under A Professional Liability Policy In Underlying Case Centered On Unfair Competition Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
November 12, 2014
Massachusetts Superior Court Determines That New York Notice Law Does Not Apply Despite New York Choice Of Law Provision In Policy Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
May 19, 2014
Second Circuit Revives LIBOR Suit Against Barclays; Scandal Continues to Haunt Big Banks Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
May 1, 2014
Fundamentals Of, and Insurance Coverage For, Merger Objection Suits: The Basics
July 17, 2013 event
REMINDER - Complimentary Webinar - Fundamentals Of, and Insurance Coverage For, Merger Objection Suits: The Basics - July 17, 2013 Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
July 15, 2013
COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR - Fundamentals Of, and Insurance Coverage For, Merger Objection Suits: The Basics - July 17, 2013 Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
July 2, 2013
With Securities Case Dismissal, Another Loss in the Southern District for LIBOR Plaintiffs Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
May 15, 2013
SDNY Judge Guts LIBOR Claims On Motion to Dismiss, But Banks Are Not Off The Hook Yet Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
April 2, 2013
Freddie Mac Suit May Change LIBOR Litigation Landscape Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
March 28, 2013

News
Edwards Wildman's Jacquelyn Burke and fellow BBA Public Interest Leaders Take on Court Service Center Project
January 10, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Jacquelyn Burke Tapped for the Boston Bar Association's Public Interest Leadership Program, Reports Boston Media
April 12, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Jacquelyn Burke Selected for the Boston Bar Association's Public Interest Leadership Program
April 11, 2013

 
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District of Massachusetts Finds Coverage Under a Professional Liability Policy in Underlying Case Centered on Unfair Competition
Jacquelyn Burke, November 25, 2014
On October 28, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts denied an insurer’s motion for summary judgment in a coverage action it had brought against its insured on a professional liability policy, an insurance broker who specialized in the placement of professional...
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Jacquelyn Burke

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613




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