Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

As a Partner 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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March 12, 2018 NEWSSarah Burke appointed to the Property & Liability Resource Bureau's Affiliate Board

Congratulations to Sarah Burke for being appointed to the Property & Liability Resource Bureau’s Affiliate Board.

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March 08, 2018 NEWSInternational Women's Day

"Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence."

-Sheryl Sanberg

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Join us in celebrating our newest Partners! Congratulations to Sarah Burke, Aaron Jacobs and Jason Seitz!

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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