James L. BurnsManaging Attorney

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Jim Burns is the Managing Attorney for Stroock’s corporate and real estate practice areas. In addition to the administrative duties that accompany that position, Mr. Burns continues to represent clients of the firm, particularly in SEC matters and in the merger and acquisitions area.


  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, American Bar Association

Admitted To Practice

New York


M.P.S., The George Washington University, 2015; Law Firm Management

J.D., New York University School of Law, 1982; Senior Articles Editor, Review of Law and Social Change

B.A., magna cum laude, Marquette University, 1979