Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney
Mr. Burns concentrates his practice on all aspects of litigation and the representation of public entities and private businesses. He has zealously represented his clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts, federal and state administrative agencies and commissions, and state, county and local boards. Mr. Burns also represents his clients in the preparation and negotiation of contracts, including employment, sales, consulting, non-competition and independent contractor agreements for both public and private entities. He has successfully negotiated numerous public sector collective bargaining agreements, private employment agreements, and project labor agreements. Mr. Burns provides general and labor and employment counsel services to municipalities, schools, private businesses, a municipal utilities authority, and a bridge commission.
He is an active pediatric cancer advocate, founder of the #SAVEJOSH campaign and a member of Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2).
Burlington County Bar Association
Christian Brothers Academy Alumni Association
Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2)
National Association of Eagle Scouts
Ocean County Bar Association