Erin McBride Burke

Associate

Cleveland
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Overview

Erin McBride Burke represents public and private companies in corporate transactions, with a growing concentration on securities and corporate governance matters. Comfortable with the complex details that frequently accompany securities law compliance and related disclosures, Erin's insight adds value to a range of matters, including board matters, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance.

Approachable, responsive and results-driven, Erin is devoted to developing a supportive and accommodating relationship with her clients.

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  • Involved in the representation of corporate entities in formation, general business and commercial matters.
  • Lead associate to various NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed clients in their ongoing public reporting obligations, involving an understanding of corporate governance, shareholder views, SEC disclosure and reporting issues.
  • Assistance to various public companies in a variety of transactions, including limited shelf registrations, follow-on equity offerings and stock exchange listing matters.

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Experience

  • Involved in the representation of corporate entities in formation, general business and commercial matters.
  • Lead associate to various NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed clients in their ongoing public reporting obligations, involving an understanding of corporate governance, shareholder views, SEC disclosure and reporting issues.
  • Assistance to various public companies in a variety of transactions, including limited shelf registrations, follow-on equity offerings and stock exchange listing matters.
  • Assisted in the preparation of an independent steel manufacturer’s initial public offering.
  • Lead associate for publicly held manufacturing corporation, providing ongoing advice regarding general corporate matters, corporate governance, securities law compliance and management of its more than 80 international subsidiaries.
  • Lead associate in the acquisition of various U.S. destination management franchises, which were then sold on behalf of a non-U.S. private equity firm.
  • Represented a borrower in a significant commercial refinancing transaction. Served as lead associate, assisting with drafting, reviewing and negotiating ancillary loan agreement documents.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association 
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Community

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland: The Bridge Board
    • Trustee (2016 to 2018)
    • Marketing Chair (2015)

Prior Positions

  • Extern for Chief Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. of the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio (2011)

Admissions

  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2012; cum laude; Cleveland State Law Review, Executive Editor (2011 to 2012) and Associate Member (2010 to 2011)
  • B.A., Wittenberg University, 2009, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa