Lara N. Burke

Managing Counsel

Lara Burke


Lara Burke is a seasoned litigator practicing in securities and enforcement, government investigations and white-collar defense. She represents individuals, broker-dealers, publicly traded companies and other entities in connection with all stages of enforcement before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), various Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), as well as in federal and state courts.

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Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Illinois

  • Co-Chair of Mentorship Subcommittee, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Leaders for Global Anti-Corruption

  • Washington, DC Advisory Committee, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) 

  • Spanish


  • Washington Council of Lawyers, Recognition for 2017 KIND pro bono work on behalf of unaccompanied and refugee children from Latin America
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In The Community

Lara maintains an active pro bono practice. She volunteers her services to Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), a U.S.-based nongovernmental organization devoted to the protection of unaccompanied and separated children.
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