Jeremy BurnetteAdjunct Faculty
Jeremy is an associate in the Complex Litigation Practice Group at Troutman Sanders LLP. His practice focuses primarily on defending financial institutions and pharmaceutical companies against putative class action lawsuits. He also represents clients in derivative suits and putative securities fraud class actions asserting claims under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Jeremy also lends litigation support to the intellectual property and environmental litigation teams. He has represented a wide range of health care providers and other clients in litigation, arbitration, and administrative actions, and he has assisted in the defense of companies investigated by the United States Department of Justice.
Jeremy graduated first in his law school class at Georgia State University in 2005. In 1996, Jeremy completed a graduate degree in Clinical/Professional Psychology. He then taught psychology at the university level and provided psychological services in private practice for several years. He also has experience in contract and program management and child abuse prevention.
Presentations and Speaking Engagements
- "Lincoln on Professionalism," CLE presentation by Atlanta Bar Association, essayist and panelist, 2010.
- State Bar of Georgia, Diversity CLE presentation, panelist, 2009.
- Multi-Bar Leadership Council, CLE presentation, panelist, 2008.
- Jeremy also guest lectures to college classes regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and the insanity defense.
- Mass Tort Discovery and the FRCP 30(b)(6) Witness, Defense Research Institute Drug & Medical Device Seminar, 2008 (co-authored).
- ERISA as an Obstacle to "Fair Share" Legislation and Potentially Other State Legislative Approaches to Medicaid Shortfalls and the Growing Number of Uninsured and Underinsured, 1 JOURNAL OF HEALTH AND LIFE SCIENCES LAW 99, 2007 (co-authored).
- The Supreme Court "Sells" Charles Singleton Short: Why the Court Should Have Granted Certiorari to Singleton v. Norris After Reversing United States v. Sell, 21 GA. ST. U. L. REV. 541 (2004) (investigating forced antipsychotic medication to render inmates competent for execution, cited in Thompson v. Bell, 2006 WL 1195892, *32 (E.D. Tenn. May 4, 2006) (No. 1:04-CV-117)).
- Child Endangerment Legislation, 21 GA. ST. U. L. REV. 45 (2004) (legislative review of Child Endangerment Bill in 2004 Georgia General Assembly).
- President, Stonewall Bar Association, 2009
- Barrister, Bleckley Inn of Court, 2008-2010
- Vice President, Stonewall Bar Association, 2008
- Board of Governors, Board of Directors, Red Clay Democrats, 2005-Present
- Pupil, Bleckley Inn of Court, Georgia State University College of Law, 2004-2005
- Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2007-present
- Associate, Powell Goldstein LLP, 2005-2007
- Extern/intern, the Honorable Justice Robert Benham, Georgia Supreme Court, 2004
E-mail: jeremy.burnette@@E R A S Etroutmansanders.com
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