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Burke, Brian G.

Brian G. Burke

  • Represented GSK on criminal bribery case in China and related investigations by DOJ, SEC and SFO.
  • Advised Crown Resorts on criminal charges against Australian employees in China.
  • Representing Olympus Corporation on compliance and investigations matters in Asia.
  • Representing RELX Group on compliance and investigations matters in Asia.
  • Advised McDonald’s on compliance matters in relation to its sale of over 2,000 restaurants in China.
  • Represented a U.S. hedge fund employee in insider trading investigations by the SEC and SFC.
  • Represented multiple China-based companies and individuals in U.S. 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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