Eliot T. Burriss

Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Eliot T. Burriss

Eliot T. Burriss

Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Biography

Eliot T. Burriss

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DLA Piper.

Eli Burriss practices in the areas of business litigation, franchise litigation, and antitrust litigation.

He has actively participated in representation of numerous national and international companies, both as plaintiff and defendant, in a diverse array of litigation matters. These have included state and federal antitrust claims, as well as claims of unfair competition, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices, trademark violation, breach of contract, vicarious liability, products liability, and tortious interference with contractual relationships.

His representative matters include assisting in:

Representation of a United States government agency against a foreign debtor on a $100 million breach of contract claim;
The defense of an international petroleum products manufacturer against breach of contract and state and federal tying and price discrimination claims;
Representation that resulted in a multimillion-dollar summary judgment on breach of contract claims against one of the world’s largest airplane parts manufacturers; and
The prosecution of claims under Section 1 of the Sherman Act arising out of a party’s exclusionary conduct with respect to unlawful rebate and loyalty discount programs.

He has also advised a major pharmaceutical manufacturer on the pricing of patented products in international markets and advised a major construction materials manufacturer on antitrust implications that could arise were the manufacturer’s subsidiary to acquire a competitor.
Admissions

Texas
Texas Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas


Memberships

State Bar of Texas
Dallas Federal Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
Young Lawyers Representative, Dallas Federal Bar Association Executive Committee
Co-chair, New Members Committee, Texas Young Lawyers Association (2004)

Publications

Co-author, “Symposium on Franchise Law,” SMU Law Review, Summer 2005
Co-author, “Effective Use of Technology,” The Advocate, 2004
Contributing author, “Adoptive admissions via hyper-text links,” Texas Young Lawyers E-News Update



EDUCATION

J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law 2003 cum laude
Order of the Coif
Articles Editor, Southern Methodist University Law Review
B.A., Economics, Stanford University 1999


Related Global Services

Litigation and Arbitration
Health Care


Related United States Services

Litigation
Criminal Antitrust
ERISA Litigation


Related Regions

United States

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Career History
Partner
2017 - Current

McDermott Will & Emery LLP provides legal services. The company's practices include corporate, employee benefits, health law, intellectual property, private clients, regulation and government affairs, tax and trial. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in London, GB.

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DLA Piper provides legal services covering a broad range practice areas. It was created in 2005 by the merger of DLA, Piper Rudnick and Gray Cary, followed by growth in the CIS, Germany, Spain, Asia, the Middle East and US markets. Core practices include Litigation and Arbitration, Corporate and Finance, Real Estate and Real Estate Capital Markets, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Intellectual Property and Technology, Employment and Tax

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