About BurnsBarton Attorneys


Christine Burns

Christine Burns’ practice includes a broad spectrum of litigation, specifically focusing on labor and employment.  She represents employers in all employment areas, with a special emphasis on providing front-end employment solutions, and on defending employers from civil rights, wrongful discharge, and class action litigation.  Christine has tried a wide variety of cases before state and federal courts and juries.



David T. Barton

David T. Barton is a veteran employment lawyer who has dedicated his career to the protection of good employers.  He takes a common sense and practical approach to the law, helping employers find ways to accomplish their goals while avoiding legal liability.  Mr. Barton is also a noted speaker and trainer and uses his presentation skills to the advantage of his clients whether in training or in the courtroom.


Benjamin J. Naylor

Benjamin J. Naylor is a skilled employment litigation attorney and a trusted advisor to his clients.  While he has successfully defended employers in courts across the country, he appreciates the chance to work with proactive clients who want to develop policies and practices that keep them out of litigation.  Ben’s areas of focus include wage and hour, and restrictive covenant enforcement.


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Alison Pulaski Carter

Alison Pulaski Carter’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on commercial business and employment-related matters.




Alexandra Miller

Alex counsels and defends employers in all employment law matters, including workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disability accommodations, compliance, and contract drafting.




Cecilia Nieto

Cecilia counsels and defends employers of all sizes. Her experience involves workplace discrimination, wage and hour compliance, and disability accommodation.