Thomas R. Burke

Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Thomas R. Burke

Thomas R. Burke

Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Biography

Mr. Burke defends speech across all mediums – representing Internet companies, television networks, studios, book, magazine and newspaper publishers, authors, journalists, photographers, documentary filmmakers, and environmental groups. With over 27 years of trial and appellate experience in California’s state and federal courts, Mr. Burke’s practice covers the full spectrum of content liability issues including libel, privacy, right of publicity, Section 230, DMCA, false advertising, trademark, and First Amendment claims. A veteran newsroom lawyer, Mr. Burke also provides pre-publication counseling, defends journalists facing subpoenas seeking the disclosure of confidential sources and regularly prosecutes state and federal public records lawsuits. Mr. Burke is a Continuing Lecturer on Media Law at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of "Anti-SLAPP Litigation" (The Rutter Group 2013-present) and a Contributing Editor to Weil & Brown, "Cal. Practice Guide: Civil Procedure Before Trial" (The Rutter Group 2014-present) (Anti-SLAPP Motions).

Tom's clients include: Amazon.com, Avvo.com, The Bakersfield Californian, California Newspaper Publishers Association, CBS, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Investigative Reporting, CNN, Greenpeace, KQED, Lions Gate Entertainment, The Los Angeles Times, The McClatchy Company, National Public Radio, NBCUniversal, The New York Times Co., Online News Association, San Francisco Chronicle, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Sierra Club, and Yelp Inc.

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Chair, Litigation Department at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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Arizona State University (commonly referred to as ASU or Arizona State) is a national space-grant institution and public metropolitan research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of Arizona. ASU is the largest public university in the United States by enrollment. Founded in 1885 as the Tempe Normal School for the Arizona Territory, the school came under control of the Arizona Board of Regents in 1945 and was renamed Arizona State College. A 1958 statewide ballot measure gave the university its present name, making Arizona State one of the nation's newest public research universities.

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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is a national business and litigation law firm representing businesses based throughout the United States and around the world. The company was founded in 1908 and it is based in Seattle, Washington.

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2006
Court Admission: U.S. Supreme Court
1989
Admitted to the California Bar
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