Austin, TX – April 4, 2016
Lauren M. Burnette, an accomplished litigator and defense counsel with extensive experience in consumer finance law, has joined Barron & Newburger, P.C. as Managing Attorney of the new Jacksonville, Florida office.
For the last eight years, Ms. Burnette has been a shareholder and senior associate with Marshall Dennehy Warner Colman & Goggin, most recently working in their Jacksonville, Florida office. There she focused on consumer credit litigation and compliance, including the defense of creditors, buyers and collection professionals, with emphasis on defense of FDCPA, FCRA and TCPA claims. Prior to Ms. Burnette’s tenure at Marshall Dennehey, she specialized in the defense of legal, commercial and consumer professionals in central Pennsylvania. A skilled legal writer, Ms. Burnette has obtained many favorable and precedential decisions affecting the consumer financial services industry in both state and federal trial and appellate courts.
Barron & Newburger, P.C., is a national law firm with offices throughout the United States focusing on consumer financial services litigation, compliance, and insolvency and bankruptcy litigation. The law firm has grown significantly in 2016. In just the last 3 months it has opened new offices in Georgia, New Jersey and Florida.
“Lauren’s intellect and legal skills have been recognized by both lawyers and judges” explained Manny Newburger, the firms co-founder and leader of the firm’s financial services practice group. “Having worked with her as co-counsel in cases, I know that her deep experience and sound legal insights will help our clients enormously. Lauren is an extraordinary addition to our growing national practice.”
“This is an exceptional opportunity to join Barron & Newburger”, according to Ms. Burnette. “Barron & Newburger is one of the country’s premier law firms specializing in consumer financial services litigation and it has a proven track record of helping clients solve difficult legal issues in a timely and creative manner. I am proud to be able to open our Florida office which I know will be able to serve our clients effectively throughout the region. Consumer Finance and Consumer Law is the heart of our national economy and I am confident that our clients will continue to contribute to a healthy fiscal future by our vigorous defense of their rights.”
Ms. Burnette is a 2000 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree. She earned her Juris Doctor Degree in 2003 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Florida, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Fourth Circuits.
About Barron & Newburger, P.C.
Barron & Newburger, P.C. is a national law firm based in Austin, Texas with offices throughout the United States. The firm’s financial services division represents credit grantors, debt buyers, collection agencies, and law firms in litigation, regulatory, and compliance matters. Its attorneys have practiced before the Supreme Court, seven federal appellate courts, and in over twenty-five federal districts across the country. The firm is known for creative problem-solving, cost-effective litigation management and class action defense, operations experience and regulatory affairs.