Edmond M. Burke

Edmond M. Burke
Practice Areas



DePaul University College of Law, J.D. (2002)

Boston College, B.A. (1997)

Bar & Court Admissions

Illinois (2002)

Massachusetts (2002)

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2002)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin (2012)

U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois (2013)

U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin (2015)

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana (2017)

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana (2018)

Ed Burke’s firsthand experience working at financial institutions gives him a unique, well-rounded perspective when advising his bank clients on complex workout and bankruptcy matters.

Edmond Burke is a Principal in the firm's Banking Group whose practice focuses on bankruptcy law and the representation of financial institutions in a wide variety of restructuring and insolvency matters.

With prior experience working in the banking industry and more than a decade of experience representing banks, Ed advises secured and unsecured lenders on loan workouts, reorganizations, asset sales and commercial mortgage foreclosures. He possesses intricate knowledge of complex bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 11 filings, confirmations and hearings.  Ed also has experience representing banks in Article 3 and Article 4 matters arising under the Uniform Commercial Code.  

Ed works with banks of all sizes and can often be found in court litigating on behalf of his clients. The attorney-client relationship is important to Ed, and he makes it a point to develop and maintain close relationships with his clients. A hands-on attorney, he handles the majority of his casework from start to finish, including directing legal strategy, appearing in court and handling day to day operations and issues as they arise.

Ed currently chairs the firm’s Recruitment Committee and served on the Compensation, Finance and Management Committees. 

Ed was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2010 to 2013, among 2.5 percent of attorneys in Illinois. He was selected as a Leading Lawyer in 2013.