John A Burke

John A Burke

Associate Basking Ridge, United States


  • New Jersey


  • Rutgers Law School, JD (cum laude), 2017
  • Lafayette College, BA, 2014

John is an Associate in the Basking Ridge office. His practice focuses on insurance coverage and defense litigation. Prior to joining the firm, John served as a law clerk for the Honorable Carmen Messano, Presiding Judge for Administration, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.

John received his Bachelor’s Degree in Government and Law from Lafayette College. While pursuing his law degree, John served as an Articles Editor of the Rutgers Law Review, and his article was selected for publication (Fired? I can't get fired. I've got tenure.: Teachers' Unions, Tenure, and a Failure To Educate), 69 Rutgers U. L Rev. 1269 (2018). John graduated cum laude from Rutgers Law School. He also serves on the board of the Young Lawyers Division of the Hudson County Bar Association.

Presentations and publications

  • Co-author, "New Jersey Appellate Division Holds Evidence of Whether a Vehicle's Airbags Deployed is Inadmissible, Absent Expert Testimony," published for Kennedys (December 2018)