Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

As a Senior Associate at Butler who joined the firm in 2009, Sarah R. Burke practices primarily in defense of first party property insurance coverage. Additionally, she takes on casualty defense litigation, coverage defense, and extra-contractual practice areas.

Sarah received her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2008. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with honors, from Emory University in 2003.


  • Florida
  • New York


  • Emory University
    Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • University of Florida, Levin College of Law
    Doctor of Jurisprudence
April 21, 2017 PUBLICATIONTort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Winter 2017

View Bill Lewis, John Garaffa, and Sarah Burke's newest contributions to the ABA's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. This comprehensive PDF explains recent developments in property insurance law.

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April 23, 2010 PUBLICATIONIs a Claim for Breach of Implied Warranty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Distinct from a Bad Faith Action in a First-party Insurance Claim in Florida?

This is one of a series of articles under "Property Insurance Law Committee" originally published in ABA Committee News, Winter 2010

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Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • Bad Faith
  • Catastrophic Loss
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Earth Movement
  • Construction Defect Litigation - EIFS
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Excess Claims
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Roof
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Sinkholes
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Stucco
  • Coverage - Boiler and Machinery
  • Coverage - Business Interruption
  • Coverage - Business Owner's
  • Coverage - First Party Property
  • Coverage - Homeowner's
  • Coverage - Property
  • Excess Coverage
  • Fraud
  • Hurricane Losses
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Multi-District Litigation