As an attorney at Lawrence & Bundy, Bonnie Burke focuses on labor and employment matters. Bonnie defends employers in both single plaintiff and collective actions arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). As part of her wage-and-hour practice, Bonnie analyzes complex claims, identifies appropriate and cost-effective defense strategies, interviews witnesses, manages extensive document reviews and has administered multimillion dollar settlements. Bonnie also provides preventative counseling, working with employers to minimize their exposure to investigation and litigation under the FLSA.
Bonnie has also defended employers against discrimination claims before the EEOC and in litigation. She works with clients to conduct internal investigations related to discrimination and retaliation claims, particularly those coming under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
She counsels employers on a wide variety of other labor and employment matters, including personnel policies and procedures, employment contracts and severance agreements, and compliance issues. She speaks on issues related to changes in federal law that affect employers and their employees.
Direct Line: 404-400-3349
- J.D., St. John’s University School of Law
- B.S., Stony Brook University
Professional and Community Activities
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Blue Ridge Bar Association
Chair, Lawrence & Bundy Wellness Committee
Co-Chair, Lawrence & Bundy Child Enrichment Program
Legal Elite 2017 Best Labor and Employment Attorney Georgia
Top 10 Employer Resolutions for 2018 (January 9, 2018) Law360
Charting a Course through the FMLA, ADA & Workers Compensation (September 27, 2017) Corporate Compliance Insights
Employment Class Waivers: Which Came First FAA or NLRA? (May 2, 2017) Law360
Top 10 Employer Resolutions for 2017 (January 3, 2017) Law360
Top 10 Employer Resolutions for 2016 (January 12, 2016) Law360
Trends in Whistleblower Retaliation Claims and How Companies Can Steer Clear of Trouble (December 23, 2015) Corporate Counsel
Judgment Call (May 2015) Best’s Review
Top Resolutions Employers Should Make and Keep in 2015 (February 4, 2015) Law360
Top 10 Employer Resolutions For The New Year (January 8, 2014) Law360
DOL Changes to FLSA Overtime Requirements (2016) The Knowledge Group
BYOD & Social Media in the Workplace: Managing Privacy and Legal Risks for Employers (2016) The Knowledge Group
The Dynamic Era of Labor & Employment Law: What’s In and Out of 2016 The Knowledge Group