Patrick Burns has successfully represented commercial businesses in a variety of litigation matters, in both state and federal courts, involving a diverse range of issues, such as employment, wage and hour disputes, defamation, corporate defense litigation, class action defense, and contract disputes. Adept at handling matters through all phases of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, Mr. Burns works closely with small and large business clients to develop strategies that protect them and their corporate interests.
While Mr. Burns has substantial experience working with clients across many industries, his practice has a particular focus on the construction and franchise industries. At PilieroMazza, his practice has expanded to include representing government contractors in a wide variety of business disputes, as well as bid protests at the Government Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims and appeals before the Armed Services and Civil Boards of Contract Appeals.
Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2010, cum laude
Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Political Science, 2004
District of Columbia
United States District Court, District of Columbia
United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
United States District Court, Western District of Virginia
United States District Court, District of Maryland