Kevin E. Burke represents and advises a wide range of employers regarding labor and employment matters. Kevin represents employers in labor relations matters including:

  • Collective bargaining negotiations
  • Contract administration
  • Labor arbitrations
  • Responding to unfair labor practice claims 

He also investigates and responds to charges of discrimination and counsels management in matters involving:

  • Hiring
  • Performance and discipline
  • Leave requests
  • Terminations

Kevin has contributed updates to several chapters in Labor and Employment in Massachusetts: A Guide to Employment Laws, Regulations, and Practices, published by LexisNexis.

Prior to joining Littler, Kevin was an in-house labor and employment counsel at an academic medical center in Boston. Additionally, he practiced in the labor and employment group of a Massachusetts municipal defense firm, where he advised municipalities in a broad range of employment litigation matters and public sector labor issues.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Boston Bar Association


Massachusetts Bar Association


Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America®


News, Analysis & Press

WPI Labor Day Report 2019

WPI Report

September 3, 2019

Littler's WPI Labor Day Report 2018

WPI Report

August 30, 2018

Speaking Engagements

2021 New England Virtual Employer Conference

November 9, 2021

2020 Virtual New England Employer

November 5, 2020

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Legal Clinic

Babson College, Wellesley, MA

November 20, 2019

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program – Boston

November 14, 2018

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Wellesley, MA



  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2008
  • B.A., Saint Anselm College, 2005

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts