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John P. Burns, Associate

John P. Burns

John P. Burns

Associate

jburns@lawfirm.ms

3 Becker Farm Road, Suite 105
Roseland, NJ 07068
Tel: 973-736-4600 x7936
Direct Dial: 973-243-7936
Fax: 973-325-7467

John Burns is a member of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Department who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation involving various types of business disputes.

John graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law cum laude as an evening student while working full-time at the YMCA Retirement Fund, where he served constituent YMCAs and their employees around the country. After graduating law school, he clerked for the Honorable Rosemary E. Ramsay, P.J.Civ. in the Morris Vicinage of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

John lives with his wife and children in Chester, New Jersey, where he participates in the Chester Basketball Association as an assistant travel coach and board member, and serves as an assistant coach for the St. Lawrence Church Girls’ Basketball CYO team.

New Jersey Bar Association

  • Negotiated $1.6 million settlement in shareholder oppression matter after extensive discovery and expert depositions leading up to the week before trial.
  • Obtained 650,000 settlement of breach of contract claim for a client in JAMS mediation.
Overview
John Burns is a member of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Department who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation involving various types of business disputes.

John graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law cum laude as an evening student while working full-time at the YMCA Retirement Fund, where he served constituent YMCAs and their employees around the country. After graduating law school, he clerked for the Honorable Rosemary E. Ramsay, P.J.Civ. in the Morris Vicinage of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

John lives with his wife and children in Chester, New Jersey, where he participates in the Chester Basketball Association as an assistant travel coach and board member, and serves as an assistant coach for the St. Lawrence Church Girls’ Basketball CYO team.
Professional Affiliations

New Jersey Bar Association

Representative Matters
  • Negotiated $1.6 million settlement in shareholder oppression matter after extensive discovery and expert depositions leading up to the week before trial.
  • Obtained 650,000 settlement of breach of contract claim for a client in JAMS mediation.
Admissions

New Jersey

New York

United States District Court, District of New Jersey

United States District Court, Southern District of New York

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Loyola University Maryland, B.A., History

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