JB Burtch

Jack W. (JB) Burtch Jr.

Attorney and Counselor at Law

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Awards & Recognition

Rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell (highest rating
for legal ability and ethical standards), 1987-present

Listed in Virginia Super Lawyers in employment and
labor, 2006-present

Named one of “Top 50 Super Lawyers” in Virginia, 2009

Honored as a “Leader in the Law” for significant
contributions to the legal profession and community
at large, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2009

Fellow, Virginia Law Foundation, 2013

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in labor relations
and employment law, 1987-present

Listed in Virginia Business Magazine Legal Elite in labor
and employment, 1999-present

Court Admission

Virginia federal and state courts

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of the United States

Experience

Burtch Law PLLC, Attorney;
Richmond, Virginia, 2016-present

Macaulay & Burtch, PC, Principal and
founding partner; Richmond, Virginia, 2001-2016

McSweeney, Burtch & Crump, Principal and
founding partner; Richmond, Virginia, 1980-2000

University of Richmond School of Law,
Adjunct Professor of Law (Negotiations;
Interviewing and Counseling);
Richmond, Virginia, 1994-present

Hunton & Williams, Labor and employment team;
Richmond, Virginia, 1973-1980

Education

Vanderbilt University Law School; Nashville, Tennessee
JD 1972; Journal of Transnational Law, editor

Wesleyan University; Middletown, Connecticut
BA 1969, cum laude

Publications

“An Interview with Jack W. ‘JB’ Burtch: A Look at Forty Years
of Law and Technology,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2015

“The Wise Lawyer Knows How and When to Cease
and Desist,” Virginia Lawyer, June/July 2014

“Difficult Clients Sharpen Our Game,”
Virginia Lawyer, June/July 2013

“Stay Tuned,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2011

“Lawyers as Counselors,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2010

“Retire or Refresh: One Lawyer’s Perspective,”
Virginia Lawyer, April 2009

“Meeting the Midcareer Challenge Head-On,”
Virginia Lawyer, April 2008

“What the New Associate Wants to Tell the Senior Partner,”
Virginia Lawyer, April 2007

“Jump Start Your Career: Tips for New Lawyers,”
Virginia Lawyer, April 2006

“Mentoring: A Two-Way Street,”
Senior Lawyer News, Spring 2005

“The Mentor Challenge in Changing Times,”
Virginia Lawyer, October 2002

“Risks in Interviewing the Sexual Harassment Client,”
American Journal of Trial Advocacy, 1995-1996

Current Activities

Virginia State Bar
Executive Committee
Conference of Local Bar Associations

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Senior Warden;
Richmond, Virginia

Awards & Recognition

Rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell (highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards), 1987-present

Listed in Virginia Super Lawyers in employment and labor, 2006-present

Named one of “Top 50 Super Lawyers” in Virginia, 2009

Honored as a “Leader in the Law” for significant contributions to the legal profession and community at large, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2009

Fellow, Virginia Law Foundation, 2013

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in labor relations and employment law, 1987-present

Listed in Virginia Business Magazine Legal Elite in labor and employment, 1999-present

Court Admission

Virginia federal and state courts

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of the United States

Experience

Burtch Law PLLC, Attorney; Richmond, Virginia, 2016-present

Macaulay & Burtch, PC, Principal and founding partner; Richmond, Virginia, 2001-2016

McSweeney, Burtch & Crump, Principal and founding partner; Richmond, Virginia, 1980-2000

University of Richmond School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (Negotiations; Interviewing and Counseling); Richmond, Virginia, 1994-present

Hunton & Williams, Labor and employment team; Richmond, Virginia, 1973-1980

Education

Vanderbilt University Law School; Nashville, Tennessee JD 1972; Journal of Transnational Law, editor

Wesleyan University; Middletown, Connecticut BA 1969, cum laude

Publications

“An Interview with Jack W. ‘JB’ Burtch: A Look at Forty Years of Law and Technology,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2015

“The Wise Lawyer Knows How and When to Cease and Desist,” Virginia Lawyer, June/July 2014

“Difficult Clients Sharpen Our Game,” Virginia Lawyer, June/July 2013

“Stay Tuned,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2011

“Lawyers as Counselors,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2010

“Retire or Refresh: One Lawyer’s Perspective,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2009

“Meeting the Midcareer Challenge Head-On,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2008

“What the New Associate Wants to Tell the Senior Partner,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2007

“Jump Start Your Career: Tips for New Lawyers,” Virginia Lawyer, April 2006

“Mentoring: A Two-Way Street,” Senior Lawyer News, Spring 2005

“The Mentor Challenge in Changing Times,” Virginia Lawyer, October 2002

“Risks in Interviewing the Sexual Harassment Client,” American Journal of Trial Advocacy, 1995-1996

Current Activities

Virginia State Bar
Executive Committee
Conference of Local Bar Associations

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Senior Warden;
Richmond, Virginia


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