Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that William R. Burns, has recently joined the firm as a Regulatory and Government Affairs Group Shareholder in the Trenton Office. He represents private and public sector clients with regard to issues involving state and local government. His areas of practice include environmental law, municipal government, land use, including Pinelands development, municipal land use approvals, and condemnation and civil and criminal litigation.
He received his J.D. from the University of Richmond and B.A. degree in Political Science from Gettysburg College. Mr. Burns is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney and is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.
Mr. Burns is an active pediatric cancer advocate, founder of #SAVEJOSH and a member of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2). He currently serves an Executive Board Member/Director of the Boy Scouts of America, Jersey Shore Council. Mr. Burns is a member of the Burlington County Bar Association and Mercer County Bar Association where he serves as a Committee Chair.
Capehart Scatchard is a diversified law firm of approximately 80 attorneys with offices in Mt. Laurel, Howell, and Trenton, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Manhattan and Elmira, New York. Visit our website at www.capehart.com.