"Burke, who comes out of Sag Harbor, L.I., and has handled a lot of high-profile cases in his time on the South Fork of eastern Long Island, explained that as part of the plea arrangement with the office of the Suffolk County District Attorney, Kidd has agreed to make school appearances on Long Island in the fall, which will be taped and can be used later as public-service announcements if the DA's office chooses to use them that way". Read More

"County Court Judge Barbara Kahn announced her verdict in the non-jury trial of Jason Lee, a one-time top executive with Goldman Sachs, before a jam-packed courtroom in Riverhead, L.I. The judge also found Lee, 38, was not guilty of sexual misconduct and assault. He faced up to 25 years in prison if convicted of the rape charge. 'This was a false accusation,' said defense attorney Edward Burke Jr. 'And we're deeply troubled this matter went this far. The evidence was clear from day one.' " Read More

"So much for the notion of leisurely small-town lawyering. Burke has even taken high-profile cases involving murder and vehicular assaults, the likes of which necessitate a fair amount of delicacy in a notoriously gossipy area. "There are a lot of social events where people bring up cases in a lot of conversations," he says. "There's also the press looking for stories, while a lot of my clients are looking for privacy." Read More

"In addition to being my lawyer, he was my confidant, my friend and my psychiatrist," said Ms. Grubman, who is now back at her public-relations firm after serving a 38-day sentence at the Suffolk County jail. "When I was crying in the middle of the night, and that was probably almost every night since the accident, Eddie was the one I called."  Read More

"Friendly and detail-oriented, Burke makes clients feel at ease and confident that they are in the hands of a true professional. "I'm proud of the East End and the Harbor. It was a dream of mine as a child to build a business on Main Street in Sag Harbor and my dream has come true." Read More

"Get Eddie Burke" might sound like the title of an action movie starring Bruce Willis, but it's often the first thought of someone who's run afoul of the law in the Hamptons." Read More