Andrea L. Burke

Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Andrea L. Burke

Andrea L. Burke

Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Andrea Burke is a partner in the Litigation practice. She specializes in civil litigation with an emphasis on business disputes and corporate and commercial litigation. She has significant expertise in securities cases, including enforcement and contested transaction matters before the Ontario Securities Commission, as well as securities class actions. She also has substantial mining experience and has acted as counsel to several mining companies.

As counsel for public and private corporations, Andrea has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the British Columbia Supreme Court and Court of Appeal and both the trial and appellate levels of the Federal Court of Canada in a variety of matters, including shareholder and oppression remedy actions, contractual disputes, and environmental, insolvency, securities and constitutional matters. She also acts as counsel in private arbitrations and mediations.

In addition to representing clients in public litigation in Canadian courts and tribunals, Andrea has a proven track record of assisting clients in navigating complex, high-stakes multijurisdictional disputes involving many stakeholders. Her work involves coordinating counsel and strategy across jurisdictions, as well as negotiating and structuring complex settlement arrangements.

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Education
LLB with Honours
Class of 1994

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. With more than 82,000* students across three campuses (St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough) and over 500,000 alumni active in every region of the world, U of T's influence is felt in every area of human endeavour.

Bcomm in Economics & Finance with Joint Honours
Class of 1991

McGill University is a public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1821 during the British colonial era, the university bears the name of James McGill, a prominent Montreal merchant from Glasgow, Scotland and alumnus of Glasgow University, whose bequest formed the beginning of the university.

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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is a law firm focused on high-stakes matters. They are fearless in approach and methodical in execution, taking issues seriously. Because excellence isn’t a talking point for them. It’s their starting point. They work in a fundamentally different way, starting with the structure of their firm and ending with the results they achieve for their clients. They are a true partnership. This frees them to work seamlessly and efficiently together, across geographies, practices and industries. Most importantly, it allows them to take on matters – however large or complex – with unparalleled clarity, speed and intelligence. Their way of working isn’t an official policy or mandate; it’s part of their DNA. It’s why they attract and retain the brightest, most creative lawyers. It’s what makes them the most innovative law firm in Canada. And it’s why their clients hire them.

Associate (Restricted) Graduate Faculty Member, Graduate Department
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Established in 1887, the Faculty of Law is one of the oldest professional faculties at the University of Toronto, with a long and illustrious history. Today, it is one of the world's great law schools, a dynamic academic and social community with more than 50 full-time faculty members and 15-25 distinguished short-term visiting professors from the world's leading law schools, as well as 600 undergraduate and graduate students. The Faculty's rich academic programs are complemented by its many legal clinics and public interest programs, and its close links to the Faculty's more than 6,000 alumni, who enjoy rewarding careers in every sector of Canadian society and remain involved in many aspects of life at the law school. Housed in two beautiful, historic buildings, the Faculty also features modern facilities, including the renowned, high-technology Bora Laskin Law Library. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Canada's largest city, the law school is near a wide variety of attractions including the Royal Ontario Museum, which is next door.

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Microsemi Corp. purchases Microsemi Semiconductor Corp.

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ArcelorMittal SA, Iron Ore Holdings LP, WW Mines, Inc. purchase Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.

Awards & Honors
2013
University of Toronto - Arbor Award
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