Jacquelyn Burke: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Jacquelyn Burke

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

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

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.

Besides Edwards Wildman

Jacquelyn is an avid knitter, reader and traveler. She is a member of the Dorchester Food Coop and enjoys exploring Boston with her husband and small daughter.

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Jacquelyn Burke

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613


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