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Burke, Brian G.

Brian G. Burke

  • Represented GlaxoSmithKline on criminal bribery case in China and related investigations by DOJ, SEC and SFO
  • Representing several U.S. and European multinationals on cross-border anti-corruption and antitrust investigations involving conduct in Asia
  • Represented a hedge fund executive in insider trading investigations conducted jointly by U.S. and Hong Kong regulators resulting in no charges against the individual
  • Won dismissal of securities class actions against outside directors of a Chinese company
  • Represented several China-based companies and individuals in US securities class actions, shareholder derivative litigation and SEC investigations
  • Represented Europe’s largest all-cargo airline in multi-jurisdictional antitrust investigations and related civil class actions
  • Won dismissal of shareholder lawsuit challenging Kraft’s hostile takeover of Cadbury
  • Won dismissal of shareholder litigation challenging take-private transaction by majority shareholder of Fairfax Financial Holdings
  • Defeated preliminary injunction motion in Delaware Chancery Court brought by shareholders of NBC Universal in connection with recapitalization transaction
  • Won dismissal of multiple antitrust cases against European manufacturer on personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction grounds


  • Fordham University, J.D.
  • Middlebury College, B.A. (Mandarin Chinese), cum laude
  • Harbin Institute of Technology (哈尔滨工业大学) Harbin, China (intensive Mandarin program)




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