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.


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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.




Linda Bird

Linda has experience defending employers against discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual misconduct, and wrongful termination claims.