Michael G. Burnett


Mr. Burnett is a partner practicing complex securities litigation at the Firm, where he consults with institutional clients on corporate fraud in the securities markets as well as corporate governance issues.

In addition to his work with the Firm, Mr. Burnett has specialized in intellectual property and related law.

Mr. Burnett and his family share a special bond with Creighton University. He played collegiate golf on the Creighton Division 1 golf team and received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University.  His wife Mary (MD) and four of their children are graduates of Creighton and their youngest daughter is currently attending the University. Two dogs (Tyson and Luna) round out the rest of the family.


  • In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litig., No. 13-cv-7789 (S.D.N.Y.)
    ($2.3 billion settlement)
  • Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America Corporation, No. 14-cv-7126 (S.D.N.Y.) ($504.5 million settlement)
  • In re GSE Bonds Antitrust Litig., No. 1:19-cv-01704 (S.D.N.Y.) ($386.5 million settlement)
  • Rubenstein v. Oilsands Quest Inc., No. 11-cv-288 (S.D.N.Y.) ($10.2 million settlement)
  • Union Asset Management Holding AG v. SanDisk LLC, No. 3:15-cv-01455-VC (N.D. Cal.) ($50 million settlement)
  • Putman Bank v. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., No. 1:19-cv-00439 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Dahl v. Bain Capital Partners, No. 07-cv-12388 (D. Mass.) ($590.5 million settlement)