Jonathan Burke’s practice focuses on business and commercial litigation and transactional matters. He joined Parker Milliken in 2011 after gaining experience with business reorganization and transactional matters and is part of the firm’s financial services and business transactional departments.
Mr. Burke represents business and financial institutions throughout the litigation process, from prejudgment remedies to judgment. With a practical, client-centric, approach to litigation, he has secured the appointment of state-court receivers, obtained writs of attachment and multi-million dollar judgments, and successfully represented clients in breach of contract, lender liability, and various other actions by obtaining judgments, dismissals, and favorable settlements. Mr. Burke’s experience also includes representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.
Mr. Burke advises traditional and internet-based companies at all phases of their business life-cycle, guiding them through formation, operations, mergers & acquisitions, sale of the business, and dissolution. He regularly counsels clients on:
- Internet marketing and advertising, including on website requirements and the use of social media;
- Consumer data collection and usage, including on issues surrounding protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII);
- Promotions for regulated products or services; and
- Negotiating and documenting agreements with their clients, vendors, strategic partners, and contractors.
Mr. Burke also has substantial experience with commercial loan documentation and workouts.
While attending Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, Mr. Burke was a member of the Moot Court Honors Board, an American Bar Association National Moot Court Competition regional champion, and member of the St. Thomas Moore Law Honor Society. He also served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Samuel L. Bufford, United States Bankruptcy Judge (Ret.) and for the Honorable Susanne H. Segal, United States Magistrate Judge. Mr. Burke is admitted to practice before all California state courts and the United States District Courts in the Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California.