Peter Burke is passionate about providing personalized legal guidance and counsel to his clients. He graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History. During his undergraduate years, he was a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Epsilon. Mr. Burke then pursued his law degree and graduated from Yale Law School in 1991. While at Yale, he was a member of the Yale Law Journal.
Mr. Burke has practiced his entire career in Birmingham, Alabama and is licensed in Alabama, Tennessee, Texas, and New York. His practice focuses on ERISA Long Term Disability cases, consumer class action cases and personal injury cases.
He is proud to be a member of the following organizations: the Birmingham Bar Association, the American Bar Association (Fraud Section), the Alabama State Bar, the State Bar of Texas and the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association.
Since 2012, Mr. Burke has served on the Board of Directors for Workshops, Inc., an organization that works with people with disabilities, helping them prepare for and find employment. The organization’s consumers have a range of mental to physical disabilities and many also have multiple disabilities or dual diagnoses. Mr. Burke also previously served on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Autism Society from 2005-2008.
Mr. Burke travels frequently to Ireland, the homeland of his parents, where he owns a home on Galway Bay, a large sea lough on the West Coast of Ireland.