Ms. Heather Burke
White & Case
In her twelve years at White & Case, Heather has been a leader in the firm’s Global Competition and Antitrust practice group, an award-winning practice that has been named Competition Group of the Year for the past six years by Law360. She concentrates on complex commercial litigation and counseling in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property and class actions and has extensive trial experience in federal court. Heather was recognized in 2017 and 2018 by Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hotlist.”
Her work often includes defending international companies in grand jury investigations, civil and criminal investigations and multiple parallel class action, opt-out and State AG lawsuits. Outside of her trial work, Heather represents clients in connection with government investigations before government regulatory bodies, including the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, and regularly counsels clients regarding antitrust regulatory hurdles in their mergers and acquisitions.
Heather has also done extensive pro bono work for women of domestic violence in their divorce and child custody proceedings, and for children seeking asylum in the US after fleeing violence in their home country. She has previously served as the Pro Bono Chair in the Silicon Valley office and has been a leader in the office’s Women’s Initiative Program.