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.
One of the greatest and most renowned lists of general counsel ever will be named as “Legends in Law” at this year’s program. Each year, the “Legends in the Law Award” is awarded to general counsel who have “an outstanding reputation in the legal profession and a demonstrated track record of addressing complex matters of […]
The Burton Awards is pleased to award the finest law school writers with the “Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award – Law School.” The winners were chosen from nominations submitted by the nation’s top 500 law schools. The following law school writers will be awarded “Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards”: Sarah Baulac, Ave Maria Law School […]
The Burton Awards is pleased to award the law firm winners of the “Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards.” The winners were chosen from nominations submitted by the nation’s top 1,000 largest law firms. The following lawyers will be awarded “Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards”: Amanda B. Barbour and W. Harrison Webb, Butler Snow LLP “Criminal […]
Elizabeth Andersen spoke on the Rule of Law at the 24th annual Burton Awards on Monday, June 12, 2023. She was introduced by senior managing shareholder at Baker Donelson and past president of the American Bar Association, Linda A. Klein. Thanks to 1st Financial Bank for sponsoring the Rule of Law Program.