Reinisch Wilson Weier PC Workers' Compensation Defense and Employment Law

Flynn P. Burke

Flynn Burke is a litigation associate, representing Washington-based clients in all aspects of workers’ compensation matters. He is based in the Portland office.

Before joining Reinisch Wilson Weier PC in 2020, Flynn served as an appellate litigator in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. From simple theft to homicide cases, he defended the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania against rule-based, statutory, and constitutional challenges to criminal convictions. He also advised office leadership on policy and other sensitive matters. He regularly presented oral argument before one of two statewide intermediate appellate courts, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, and defended two cases before the state’s highest court, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

As a student at Georgetown University Law Center, Flynn was elected Senior Notes Editor on the American Criminal Law Review, and worked as a legal clerk in the Homicide Section of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Federal Tort Claims Act Section of the United States Department of Justice.

Client Service

I strive to foster trust with clients, and I work relentlessly to see that claims and concerns are resolved favorably.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center, 2014
    • Senior Articles Editor, American Criminal Law Review
    • Student Practitioner, Community Justice Project Clinic
    • Pro Bono Pledge Participant
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology, Law, & Society, Minor in Legal Studies, George Mason University, 2011

Activities

Recent publications

Personal

In his free time, Flynn can be found on the (disc-golf) links, plotting a backpacking trip, sizing up trees to hang a hammock, or trekking on his bike.