Luke Burton’s practice focuses on appellate litigation, white collar criminal defense and complex commercial litigation. He has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal appellate courts. Luke has also conducted internal investigations into allegations of fraud, theft and embezzlement, and has represented clients in habeas corpus proceedings.

    Before joining the firm, Luke clerked for the Honorable Julia S. Gibbons of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and for the Honorable David L. Bunning of the Eastern District of Kentucky.

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    • Represented clients in appellate litigation before various federal courts of appeal and before state appellate courts.
    • Defended financial institutions and consumer-debt purchasers in matters alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
    • Represented clients in complex commercial litigation matters involving contractual disputes and allegations of fraud, theft and embezzlement.
    • Represented clients accused of white collar offenses in federal criminal litigation.


    • University of California, Berkeley J.D., 2015
    • University of Kentucky, B.A., summa cum laude, 2012


    • Ohio, 2018
    • Kentucky, 2015


    • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of Ohio
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. of Kentucky
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. of Kentucky
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Second Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Sixth Circuit
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