J.D., Georgia State University College of Law (2005)
M.A., Marshall University
B.S., Pikeville College
Sexual Identity and the Law
Jeremy Burnette (J.D. ’05) represents a wide range of health care providers and other clients in litigation, arbitration, regulatory, and administrative matters, and he has successfully defended entities investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Prior to joining the firm, Burnette worked as an associate in the Atlanta office of an international law firm where he primarily represented pharmaceutical companies and financial institutions against putative class action lawsuits. During his tenure there, no class action was ever certified against any of his clients. He also represented clients against derivative suits asserting claims under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Burnette graduated first in his law school class at Georgia State University. In 2004, Burnette served as a judicial extern to the Justice Robert Benham of the Georgia Supreme Court. He also served as assistant managing editor and associate legislative editor of the Georgia State University Law Review and on the Moot Court Board.
After completing a graduate degree in clinical/professional psychology in 1996, Burnette taught psychology at the university level and provided psychological services in private practice for several years. He also has experience in contract and program management and child abuse prevention.
Burnette was recognized as a Georgia “Rising Star” in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by Super Lawyers magazine.