Kyle Lyons-Burke represents clients in complex commercial litigation and class actions. He represents major financial institutions and manufacturers. Mr. Lyons-Burke is actively involved in the firm's representation of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and in the representation of the Engle Progeny cigarette litigations in Florida. He maintains an active pro bono practice that focuses on civil rights issues.

Mr. Lyons-Burke clerked for the Honorable Lanier R. Anderson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He received his law degree from Vanderbilt University, where he served as Articles Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review.

Experience

  • Federal Housing Finance Agency, the Conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, in complex litigation pending in dozens of federal and state district and appellate courts.
  • Fortune 100 company in litigation brought by plaintiffs alleging injury related to groundwater contamination from historic operations.
  • Fortune 100 company in a toxic tort suit brought by water district alleging property damages related to PFAS chemicals and drinking water, part of multi-district litigation in South Carolina.
  • Fortune 100 company in putative class action and individual lawsuits seeking property damage, medical monitoring, and personal injury damages related to alleged contamination from an industrial landfill.
  • Consumer products manufacturer in defending personal injury and wrongful death actions.
  • Major property development company in multiple disputes with District of Columbia over taxation of the termination of ground leases.
  • Iraq-war veteran in his challenge to employment discrimination against the State of Texas before the Supreme Court of Texas and US Supreme Court.

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Vanderbilt University, 2017, Order of the Coif
  • BA, Anthropology & Philosophy, College of William & Mary, 2014, magna cum laude
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Clerkships
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, The Honorable Lanier R. Anderson, III
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