James L. Burke is a member of the firm's Litigation Group and Commercial Creditors' Rights Group. James specializes in criminal defense, with an emphasis on white collar prosecutions in both federal and state court. James worked for the United States Attorneys' Office for over 12 years in the Districts of Arizona and Maine, during which he prosecuted and tried various complex cases. James worked in the Organized Crime Task Force, prosecuting crime syndicates and fraud cases. James also was a state prosecutor in Seattle, Washington, where he tried over 100 jury trials, including murder, domestic violence, and assault cases.