Rudolph J. Burshnic II represents employers in restrictive covenant and trade secrets matters and in defense of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage-and-hour claims in courts, arbitral forums, and agencies around the US. Rudy also counsels employers on employment and severance agreements, workplace policies, and employee discipline and leave issues.
Rudy is also active in the firm’s pro bono practice and has counseled several local non-profit organizations on employment issues.
During law school, Rudy served as a managing editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review. After law school, Rudy served as the law clerk to Assignment Judge Yolanda Ciccone of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Vicinage XIII.
Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2012, J.D., Cum Laude
University of Maryland, 2009, B.A., Government and Politics, Cum Laude
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Northern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Clerkship to Assignment Judge Yolanda Ciccone of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Vicinage XIII (September 2012 - August 2013)
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Corporate Law, New York, The Best Lawyers in America (2024)
Ones to Watch, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, New York, The Best Lawyers in America (2024)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)