Thomas R. Burke - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Thomas R. Burke

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 415-276-6552

Tom Burke concentrates his practice on media, entertainment and intellectual property litigation and counseling. He has over 23 years of litigation experience in the trial and appellate courts including multiple appearances in the California Supreme Court, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and California’s Courts of Appeal.

Tom's clients include:, The Bakersfield Californian, California Newspaper Publishers Association, CBS, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Investigative Reporting, CNN, Kaiser Permanente, Lions Gate Entertainment, The Los Angeles Times, The McClatchy Company, NBCUniversal, The New York Times Co., San Francisco Chronicle, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Sierra Club, Western Communications, Inc., and

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
Arizona State UniversityBS University of San Francisco School of LawJ.D.

Office Location

505 Montgomery Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94111-6533
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - First Amendment of the San Francisco Metro Area
Thomas R. Burke has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Litigation - First Amendment