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Marc Burton

Litigation Attorney at Miami, FL

5.0   2 reviews

About Marc

Learn Marc’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    35%
    Manage all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts. Experience with cases involving negligence, wrongful death, breach of contract, fraud, unjust enrichment, defamation, civil conspiracy, tortious interference, FACA, FLSA, securities fraud

    10 years

  2. Election campaigns and political law
    15%
    I have worked as a lawyer on several election campaigns, including on campaign staff during the 2016 presidential election. I have continued to remain involved in this area, including in litigation against the Trump Administration.

    12 years

  3. Employment and labor
    10%
    Experience with cases involving FLSA, FMLA, ADEA, ADA, employment contracts, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, non-solicitation agreements, retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and employment discrimination.

    9 years

  4. Family
    10%
    Experience with divorce, child support, and time-sharing cases.

    9 years

  5. Foreclosure
    10%
    Defend homeowners against foreclosure lawsuits.

    9 years

  6. General practice
    10%
    Handles general inquiries that affect the client. Oftentimes, the goal is to counsel proper management to avoid disputes instead of dealing with disputes after they arise in litigation.

    10 years

  7. Education
    5%
    Manage all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts. Experience with cases involving negligence, wrongful death, breach of contract, fraud, unjust enrichment, defamation, civil conspiracy, tortious interference, FACA, FLSA, securities fraud

    12 years

  8. Libel and slander
    5%
    Our firm has litigated and handled numerous defamation matters, including libel and slander.

    9 years

Marc A. Burton joined The Burton Firm in 2012 after practicing with a highly regarded litigation firm in Downtown Miami. He focuses his practice on litigation concentrating on foreclosure, real estate and transactional contracts. A graduate of Boston College Law School, he was awarded the Pro Bono Excellence Award, the only dual degree student to achieve this honor.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Attorney Fellowship with Obama for America’s voter protection division
  • Advocated for veterans seeking better treatment at V.A. clinics and for veterans to receive military honors owed them by the federal government, resulting in numerous veterans receiving such benefits and honors.
  • Collaborated with Massachusetts public schools, treatment facilities, and the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families to develop strategies for curriculum and social services to wards of the state that faced academic and disciplinary punishment, resulting in increased and more targeted care for these children.
  • Represented children with disabilities in court and with special education programs, including helping a child move back into her home from foster care.
  • Administered college outreach program targeting various political students, clubs, and organizations for then-Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  • Assisted in the production of written opinions published in the Federal Supplement for U.S. District Court Judge James Lawrence King of the Southern District of Florida, and in the Atlantic Reporter for Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice William P. Robinson III.

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Licensed for 10 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2012
Updated 11/23/2022
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 2012
Updated 09/19/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Marc

The Burton Firm
2875 NE 191 Street
Suite 403
Miami, FL, 33180-3116

Reviews

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Posted by Joanie G | September 12, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Joanie G
Top notch, no nonsense, professional, kind and caring attorney who will litigate on your behalf like a lion. I highly recommend Marc because he has litigated for me & I can attest he is honest, hard working and has an eagerness to fight for your rights. Best attorney I know and if need be, I’ll use him again in a heartbeat!
Posted by Adriana | March 9, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
ONE OF THE BEST- TO MY CASE THE MOST PROFESSIONAL LAWYERS
For almost 5 years, the Burton Firm took care of my case. When Marc Burton was assigned to the 85% of the work for it, my first thought was that he was so young and the case was complicated, but after working the first month with him, I considered myself bless, Marc Burton is the most professional, dedicated and excellent person, who took my case as his priority. He worked weekends, holidays, he dig into serious research always looking for more evidence.. Marc Burton helped and worked my case to the satisfactory final because of his respect for the legal system, his knowledge of the laws, his education level, his excellent business etiquette and moreover Mr. Marc Burton difference from others lawyers he is a person who has a good heart. Marc Burton really cares for his clients as if the case is the most important one on his list. My family and I will recommend Marc Burton without hesitation to anyone who needs the best lawyer in town.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • The Wedding Lawyers
  • 2018 - Present
  • Partner
  • The Burton Firm, P.A.
  • 2014 - Present
  • Voter Protection Director
  • Florida Democratic Party
  • 2018 - 2018
  • Citizens Task Force Member
  • City of Hallandale Beach
  • 2017 - 2017
  • Voter Protection Special Projects Director
  • Florida Democratic Party
  • 2016 - 2016
  • Voter Protection Attorney
  • Obama For America
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Associate
  • The Burton Firm, P.A.
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • WNF Law, P.L.
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Student Attorney
  • The EdLaw Project
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Law Clerk
  • Newton Public Schools
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Legal Intern
  • United States Attorney's Office
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Legal Intern
  • Hon. William P. Robinson III, Rhode Island Supreme Court
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Judicial Intern
  • Hon. James Lawrence King, United States District Court, S.D. Fla.
  • 2009 - 2009
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Education

  • Boston College Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • Boston College
  • M.Ed. - Master of Education
  • 2011
  • New York University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2008

Legal Cases

  • Florida Democratic Party v. Detzner
  • Katz v. Google Inc., 802 F.3d 1178 (11th Cir. 2015)
  • Rumbaut & Company, Inc. v. Caribevision Holdings, et al.
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Associations

  • Broward County Bar Association
  • 2017 - Present
  • Builders Association of South Florida
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • 2009 - Present
  • Yale Club of New York City
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Delta Kappa Epsilon
  • 2005 - Present
  • Screen Actors Guild / American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG/AFTRA)
  • 1996 - Present
  • Education Law Association
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Awesome Foundation Miami
  • Member/Trustee
  • 2012 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Peer Review Rated 5.0/5.0 as of 1/8/19
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Top 50 Verdicts
  • Verdict Search
  • 2012
  • Moot Court, Top Ten Oralist
  • Boston College Law School
  • 2011
  • Founder's Day Award
  • New York University
  • 2008
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Speaking Engagements

  • Career Connections
  • Life as an Attorney
  • 2019
  • Miami-Dade County Democratic Lawyers Council
  • Update on Joyner v. Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
  • 2018
  • Career Connections
  • Life as an Attorney
  • 2018
  • Career Connections
  • Life as an Attorney
  • 2017
  • Career Connections
  • Life as an Attorney
  • 2014
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (11)
Litigation Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"Marc is a great coworker and friend. It is an honor to work with him on very complex and interesting cases. He is incredibly hardworking and cares deeply for his clients. By far the best legal writer that I know. He only practices with the highest levels of professionalism. I strongly endorse him."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Marc for many years. He is an excellent attorney."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Election campaigns and political law Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Marc's knowledge in the area of election law sets him apart from other attorneys. I am always happy to refer him matters and look forward to working with him in the future."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the honor and pleasure of working together with Marc on many occasions. A brilliant and progressive, hard working attorney, Marc truly explores all avenues available to ensure his clients receive the best representation possible. He is an asset to the profession, and the community. I happily endorse this lawyer."
Foreclosure
Personal injury
General practice
Entertainment
Election campaigns and political law

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Miami Litigation Lawyer Marc Burton
Marc Burton
Litigation Attorney
Miami, FL
Licensed for 10 years
Free Consultation