FisherBroyles welcomes Gene M. Burd in Washington, D.C. Accomplished cross-border disputes counsel, strengthens the Firm’s Litigation Group

Aug 03, 2020
  • FisherBroyles News

(Washington, D.C.—August 3, 2020)—FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce Gene M. Burd has joined the Firm in Washington D.C. Gene brings over two decades of extensive experience to the Firm 2.0© model, having previously spent over eight years as a partner at a national firm.

Joel M. Ferdinand, General Counsel and Managing Partner of Litigation, said:

“Gene’s extensive and broad experience adds new breadth and depth to the Firm’s International Disputes group. We are delighted that Gene has joined the vanguard of Law Firm 2.0®.”

Gene M. Burd said:

“I am excited to join FisherBroyles’s innovative LawFirm 2.0© platform. In addition to providing a versatile and flexible client-oriented infrastructure, the Firm brought together an impressive international contingent of prominent practitioners that provide services to a broad range of clients in a variety of industry sectors.”

Gene is a distinguished international disputes lawyer, handling complex, cross-border legal issues, helping clients achieve their goals in strategic, “bet the company” disputes. A former partner at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, he also served as an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers School of Law teaching a course in International Litigation in U.S. Courts.

Gene represents clients in cases involving enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments, international fraud and asset recovery, litigations involving foreign states and state-owned entities under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, and cross-border discovery. He is familiar with the principles of establishing or defeating personal jurisdiction over foreign parties, securing stays of litigation based on international arbitration agreements, and applying the forum non conveniens.

Gene has authorized numerous publications on international legal issues and is a sought-after expert interviewed by U.S. and international media. He received his J.D. from Rutgers Law School and a Certificate in International Legal Studies from a McGeorge School of Law program in Salzburg, Austria led by the former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Gene is fluent in Russian and Ukrainian.


Further information


Joel M. Ferdinand, General Counsel and Managing Partner of Litigation

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Direct: +1.404.973.2180



John Gill

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Direct: + 44 7860 410 272

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