Founder and President
Christy Burke founded Burke & Company LLC in 2004, deciding to focus the firm specifically on legal technology communications. The Company prides itself on finding creative solutions to help private, entrepreneurial companies succeed in marketing to the legal industry.
Burke began her career at Forbes, Inc. in new business development and advertising sales. Then she entered the technology communications world as international account supervisor for the $120 million 3Com account at Lowe Lintas, an Interpublic agency. Burke’s next position at World Software Corporation – makers of Worldox® document management software – brought her into the legal software niche. During her four years at Worldox, while in charge of marketing, PR and the company’s reseller channel, the company won many awards and experienced tremendous growth. Burke leveraged her knowledge and contacts to spin off her own agency in 2004.
Ms. Burke is a columnist for Legal IT Professionals, a popular international online publication. She also has been published in several journals such as Marketing the Law Firm, Law Practice Today, ILTA’s Peer to Peer, Legal Management, Legal Tech, Intellectual Property Today, Attorney at Work, and the New Jersey Law Journal.
Burke is a Trustee of Connecticut College, where she received a B.A. in English and Sociology-based Human Relations and was awarded the Agnes Berkeley Leahy award in 2013 for volunteer excellence. Burke is committed to giving back on both a local and global scale. She is actively involved in numerous organizations including Coalition for the Homeless, Plan International, Third Rail Projects and many others. Burke also received the John Crowe Memorial Award from Rebuilding Jersey City, a non-profit organization that renovates and restores homes for needy and disabled families.
In addition to her expertise in PR and marketing, Burke is a classical musician who has performed at Carnegie Hall. She is an avid philanthropist and world traveler.