Christine M. Burke
Christine joined Lorenger & Carnell in 2015 after more than 10 years with the Labor & Employment Group of Hogan Lovells (and its predecessor, Hogan & Hartson). Christine has extensive experience representing employers in litigation before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, and in arbitration. She also provides counseling to employers on topics ranging from day-to-day workforce management to complex legal requirements, and has significant experience in traditional labor law, advising employers facing unionization and representing clients in collective bargaining negotiations.
Christine received her B.A. from Yale University, and later graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law. Before entering private practice, Christine clerked for the Honorable J. Frederick Motz, United States District Court for the District of Maryland in Baltimore.
Christine, her husband Chris, and their two children reside in Arlington, Virginia.
- B.A., cum laude, Yale University (1999)
- J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (2003)
- Virginia Law Review, Editorial Board
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- American Bar Association
- Labor & Employment Section
- Forum on Construction Law – Division 6 (Employment), Diversity and Inclusion Committee
- Virginia Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
- Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor (Washington, DC and Virginia), 2019-2020
- Rising Star, 2012-2014
- Bisnow, Washington, DC “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40,” 2016
- Virginia Business, “Legal Elite,” Labor/Employment Law, 2014
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