David Burkhouse

Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

Attorneys in Firm – 45
Mr. Burkhouse is currently an associate at Pessin Katz Law, P.A. His practice includes labor and employment litigation, education law, appellate law, and business litigation. Mr. Burkhouse represents both public and private sector clients regarding a wide array of litigation-related issues. Mr. Burkhouse also counsels employers on legal compliance issues including wage/hour policies and employee discrimination issues. As an active member of the PK Law Education and School law practice, Mr. Burkhouse has litigated cases for a number of the firm�s school board clients in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, as well as the State of Maryland�s Circuit and District Courts. In addition Mr. Burkhouse routinely participates in administrative proceedings before the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings involving claims under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. As part of Mr. Burkhouse�s employment law practice he counsels and represents employers regarding employment discrimination claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. Mr. Burkhouse also advises employers with regard to non-compete agreements, restrictive covenants, arbitration agreements, trade secrets, confidentiality agreements, and employee hiring and termination procedures. Prior to joining PK Law, Mr. Burkhouse served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Dennis M. Sweeney and the Honorable Timothy J. McCrone in the Circuit Court for Howard County. He also served as law clerk for the Forensics Division of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, where he assisted with the criminal litigation of various emerging issues in forensic science. Personal Information Education ■University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2007 ■St. Mary�s College of Maryland, B.A., History, 2003 Bar Admission ■United States District Court for the District of Maryland ■Court of Appeals of Maryland ■Veterans Administration Board of Appeals Bar Associations ■Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 2007 ■Fellow, Maryland State Bar Association Leadership Academy, 2009-2010 ■Member, Maryland State Bar Association Special Committee on Veteran�s Affairs and Military Law, 2010 ■Member, Howard County Bar Association, 2007 ■Board Member at Large, Howard County Bar Association, 2009-2011 ■Treasurer, Howard County Bar Association, 2011 Other Prior to returning to school to pursue a legal career, Mr. Burkhouse served in the United States Army as an Airborne Ranger and an Infantry Reconnaissance Team Leader. Mr. Burkhouse, his wife, Katie, and their son, Aiden, reside in Sykesville, Maryland where they enjoy hiking, cycling, and other outdoor activities. Additional Information Named Maryland �Rising Star� Lawyer in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011, 2012
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Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Business Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Computer & Technology Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Disability Discrimination (ADA)
  • Education Law
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Landlord & Tenants
  • Other Discrimination Law
  • Personal Injury Law and Tort Law
  • Sexual Harassment Law
  • Veterans Law

States of Practice

  • Maryland - Admitted 5

Countries of Practice

  • United States