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Jim Burns is the firm's compliance and conflicts attorney, identifying potential conflict of interest issues related to prospective clients, new matters, lateral attorneys and non-legal personnel. Jim also assists in monitoring compliance with the firm's obligations under its client retention agreements and outside counsel guidelines.


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

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