Attorney at Law, Covington & Burling LLP
Lindsay Burke is vice chair of the firm’s employment practice group and regularly advises US, international, and multinational employers on employee management issues and international HR compliance. She is based in the firm’s Washington office. Her domestic practice includes advice pertaining to discrimination, leave, whistleblower, wage and hour, trade secret, and non-competition issues arising under federal and state laws, while her international practice focuses on drafting global employment policies and coordinating multi-country surveys to ensure that employment contracts and policies comply with employment laws across many jurisdictions. Ms. Burke guides employers through the process of hiring and terminating employees and managing their performance, including the drafting and review of employment agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, separation agreements, performance plans, and key employee policies and handbooks. She works frequently with the firm’s privacy, employee benefits and executive compensation, government contracts, and cybersecurity practice groups to ensure that all potential employment issues are addressed in matters handled by these groups.