Ms. Burton counsels clients on a variety of labor, employment and business immigration issues, including compliance with state and federal labor and employment laws and regulations; OSHA matters; employment practices and policies; structuring the workforce; labor and employment implications of mergers and acquisitions; and hiring, firing, and reductions in force.
She represents clients before state and federal agencies as well as before state and federal courts.
Ms. Burton routinely assists clients with immigration matters such as securing employment-based visas and permanent residence for employees of both large and small companies, including, but not limited to, information technology and other professionals, executive and managerial employees, investors, medical professionals, and scientists and researchers in academia and in the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries.
She earned her JD, with distinction, from Emory University School of Law in 1992, where she was named to the Order of the Coif.
Ms. Burton earned her BA, cum laude, from Smith College in 1989.
She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.