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D. Shawn Burkley works in the Los Angeles Office, specializing in FELA cases. Shawn is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law School’s newspaper and worked on a variety of International Law and Maritime Law publications.  Prior to joining Marc J. Bern & Partners LLP, he worked a general practice which included tort and contract claims, as well as criminal defense – bringing over 120 matters to a successful conclusion within his first three years as an attorney. Fluent in French and conversant in Spanish, Shawn has served as a board member with several local non-profits and regularly publishes articles on a variety of legal topics.