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Alexander H. Burke

Burke Law Offices LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Alex Burke has been doing consumer class actions for more than twelve years, and has focused on TCPA class actions for the past six. Alex has lived in New York City, Washington DC, Buenos Aires and Chicago. Before becoming a lawyer, he worked in the satellite telecommunications industry and for the Foreign Commercial Service. Burke Law Offices, LLC is based in Chicago, Illinois. Representative cases include: Charvat v. Travel Services, 2015 WL 3575636 (N.D.Ill. June 8, 2015) (granting plaintiff's motion to compel vicarious liability/agency discovery in TCPA case); Hofer v. Synchrony Bank, 2015 WL 2374696 (E.D.Mo. May 18, 2015) (denying motion to stay TCPA case on primary jurisdiction grounds); In re Capital One TCPA Litig., No. 11-5886, 2015 WL 605203 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 12, 2015) (granting final approval to TCPA class settlement); Smith v. State Farm Mut. Automobile Ins. Co., 2014 WL 228892, (N.D.Ill. Jan. 21, 2014) (designating Fed.R.Civ.P. 23(g) interim liaison counsel in TCPA class case), 30 F.Supp.3d 765 (N.D.Ill. 2014) (motion to dismiss denied in cutting edge vicarious liability case); Martin v. Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., 1:12-cv-215 (N.D.Ill. Aug. 21, 2012) (certifying litigation class in TCPA case); Martin v. Leading Edge Recovery Solutions, LLC, 2012 WL 3292838 (N.D.Ill. Aug. 10, 2012) (TCPA plaintiff has Article III injury-in-fact); Martin v. Bureau of Collection Recovery, 2011WL2311869 (N.D.Ill. June 13, 2011) (motion to compel TCPA class discovery granted); Powell v. West Asset Management, Inc., 773 F.Supp.2d 898 (N.D.Ill. 2011) ("failure to mitigate" defense not available under TCPA); Donnelly v. NCO Financial Systems, Inc., 263 F.R.D. 500 (N.D.Ill. Dec. 16, 2009) (Fed.R.Civ.P. 72 objections overruled in toto), 2010 WL 308975 (N.D.Ill. Jan 13, 2010) (TCPA class discovery issues compelled).
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