Dedicated to rewarding excellence and encouraging perfection.
Awards include: Legends in Law; Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards (Law Firm & Law School); Book of the Year, Public Service in the Government Awards; Public Service in the Military Awards; Public Interest Awards; Reform in Law Award…and so much more!
Hailed as one of the most coveted architectural triumphs in the United States, the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is ornate and palatial.
With awards that range from honoring general counsel, writers, public service, managing partners and members of the executive branch of government.
John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, who was interviewed by David G. Leitch, Global General Counsel of Bank of America.
This past year, Captain Lia Reynolds, United States Navy, won the Public Service Award in the Military.
This past year the issue of Constitutionality/Legality of the President’s Declaration of a National Emergency to Justify Construction of a Wall at the Southern Border was debated.
Founder and Chair, Bill Burton, is shown ready to start the program, with Jane Sullivan Roberts, a member of the Honorary Board of Directors.
Michelle Pfeiffer joined by husband, David E. Kelley, attended the program.
In 2019, Tony Award winner and star of Disney’s Frozen, Idina Menzel, performed!
Shin Lim, one of America's foremost magicians, performed at the 2019 event.
Among many outstanding performers who have appeared at the Burton Awards, is former TV host Jay Leno.
We anticipate another function which is filled to capacity in the Great Hall of the incomparable Library of Congress!
Join us at the next event on June 14, 2021, as we salute the finest members of the legal profession.
New York, New York: The Burton Awards announced that due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis it has postponed its October 18, 2021 date to June 13, 2022. The non-profit awards program features awards to general counsel, lawyers in the military, counsel serving in government, managing partners, authors and other major accomplishments in law. The program […]
New York, New York: The Burton Awards, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit program, which is run in association with the Library of Congress, presented by lead sponsor Law360, and co-sponsored by the American Bar Association, released its list of general counsel who will be named as 2021 Legends in Law. This year the Program will be […]
New York, New York: The Burton Awards has announced that the 22nd program will be held on October 18, 2021. We have now been informed that the Library of Congress will be closed until the fall due to the COVID-19 crisis. The non-profit awards program features awards to lawyers in the military, counsel serving in […]
Attorney General of Connecticut, George Jepsen joined the General Counsel winners at the Legends in Law Luncheon on Monday, May 22, 2017. He was introduced by Member and Co-Chair of State Attorneys General Practice, Bernard Nash.