Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, technology, retail and hospitality industries, has elected 12 new partners, including Cleveland R. Burke in its Austin office.
Cleveland R. Burke, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, represents healthcare providers, banks and financial institutions, energy companies and other corporate clients and individuals in bankruptcy and commercial litigation. His experience includes the representation of creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees, debtors, and other parties in bankruptcy and adversary proceedings. Burke also represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil lawsuits related to contracts, real estate, business torts and debt collection. His experience includes all stages of trial and appellate litigation in both federal and state courts. Burke served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Will Garwood in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He earned his J.D. in 2008 with high honors from the University of Texas School of Law and graduated magna cum laude from Duke University in 2001.