Edward L Birk

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  • Shareholder at Marks Gray, P.A. (18 Attorneys)
  • Stein Mart Building, 1200 Riverplace Boulevard, Suite 800, Jacksonville, FL 32207-1805
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Biography

Edward L. Birk attended the University of Massachusetts-Amherst where he received his B.A. in Journalism in 1983. He earned his J.D. with honors in 1995 from Florida State University College of Law. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Florida State University Law Review.

Mr. Birk is a News Media & First Amendment attorney. In addition, he represents clients in municipal liability, E.R.I.S.A. Benefits; Employment; Fair Labor Standards Act; and Products Liability.

Mr. Birk has practiced with Marks Gray, P.A. since June 1999 and as a partner in the law firm since January 2003. Mr. Birk has been named every year from 2013 in The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in Employment Law and a Super Lawyer every year since 2013 by Florida Super Lawyer®magazine.

Previously, he served as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Lacy A. Collier. Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. Birk worked as a reporter and editor for The Associated Press in Boston, Miami and Tallahassee from 1983 to 1989. He also worked for the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles, as Public Information Administrator from 1989 to 1992. He is a member of the Jacksonville and Florida Bar Associations, the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, and the American Bar Association Forum on Communications.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Media Law
  • First Amendment
  • Labor and Employment
  • Product Liability
  • Life, Health and Disability Insurance
  • Advertising Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
904-398-0900  Phone
904-399-8440  Fax
www.marksgray.com/attorneys/edward-l-birk
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 447, Jacksonville, FL 32207-1805
University Attended:
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A., 1983
Law School Attended:
Florida State University College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1995
Year of First Admission:
1995
Admission:
1995, Florida
Memberships:
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys; Jacksonville Bar Association; Federal Bar Association.
ISLN:
911971871

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (22 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 11/05/12 in Civil Litigation

    Ed Birk is an excellent lawyer and an even better individual.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 11/20/12 in Health Law

    Ed Birk is a skilled, qualified and thoughtful attorney. I consider him among the best defense attorneys in the Jacksonville metropolitan area. His leadership is demonstrated nationally by his board position on a national defense law association.... Read more

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    Ed Birk is a skilled, qualified and thoughtful attorney. I consider him among the best defense attorneys in the Jacksonville metropolitan area. His leadership is demonstrated nationally by his board position on a national defense law association. I'm honored to practice with him. His ethical nature and excellent judgment rank him as worthy, in my opinion, of an AV rating. Read less

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