Lauren Silvestri Burke represents and counsels corporate policyholders in preserving and recovering insurance assets for toxic tort, medical device litigation, environmental, and other liabilities. In addition, she also has experience in product liability, complex commercial, and class action litigation. Lauren litigates on behalf of medical device, pharmaceutical, healthcare, technology, and financial industry clients. Her work encompasses all aspects of litigation, from inception through trial to post-trial appeals in cases throughout the United States.
Lauren helped successfully defend a construction products manufacturer in a nationwide class action and subsequent statewide class action. She also assisted a multinational pharmaceutical company with multiple US Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations.
In addition to her work with businesses, Lauren maintains a generous pro bono practice, often counseling nonprofit organizations in insurance coverage evaluation and representing individuals facing civil rights disputes.
Lauren clerked for Judge Eduardo C. Robreno of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she assisted the judge in presiding over civil and criminal jury trials. In law school, Lauren served as a legal extern for Judge Kent A. Jordan of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Member, Litigation Department of the Year, Specialty Insurance, National Law Journal (2021)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Insurance, Law360 (2020)