Company: Greenberg Traurig LLP
Location: New York, New York, United States
Michael Donald Burrows, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal profession.
As an accomplished attorney with a passion for the law, Mr. Burrows is an experienced litigator. Since 2004, he has been a shareholder of Greenberg Traurig LLP, which boasts 40 offices and more than 2,200 employees. Prior to his current post, he was the executive committee chair of the New York litigation department of Winston & Strawn in 2004 and a partner with the same firm from 1999 to 2004. From 1980 to 1995, Mr. Burrows was a partner of the firm Baker McKenzie, additionally working as a member of the firm’s international executive committee from 1986 to 1988, and an associate from 1973 to 1980.
Mr. Burrows prepared for his career in the law at Williams College, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1967. He subsequently attended the New York Law School concluding his academic efforts with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in 1973. Mr. Burrows was admitted to practice by the state of New York in 1974 and has been sworn in to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. From 1968 to 1970, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps.
The co-author of “The Practice of International Litigation,” published in 1992, Mr. Burrows feels he has been very fortunate to work with high-quality partners throughout his career. Motivated by the excellence that has surrounded him, he holds an AV Preeminent rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Burrows is a member of both the American Bar Association and the New York Bar Association. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and traveling.
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