June 30, 2021
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is pleased to announce that partner Brett Burns was recently named to the Daily Journal’s Top Labor & Employment Lawyers. This annual list recognizes California’s top attorneys who have made significant contributions to their field of practice.
Burns was recognized for his work on significant representations for high profile clients covering an array of industries in California and across the nation, including (1) the $10,050,000 strategic settlement of a “bet the company” California wage and hour class action for a national mortgage lending client, (2) a complete defense judgment in a hybrid wage and hour national collective action / California class action for a national oil and gas exploration client, (3) a complete defense judgment in a national ADA Title III class action concerning closed-captioning of special event programs for the top three movie exhibitors in the United States; and (4) multiple employment arbitration and lawsuit victories for a national professional staffing services client.
A partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, Burns’s practice focuses on employment class actions, wage and hour class and collective actions, complex public accommodations litigation, and state and federal agency pattern or practice actions. He was recently recognized in Chambers USA 2021 and Legal 500 US 2021 as a leader in the field.