Cassandra M. Burns Associate

Cassie’s practice is focused on complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on healthcare litigation. Cassie represents and advises clients throughout the country in a variety of matters involving the False Claims Act, payor-provider disputes, and contract disputes. Cassie’s representation stems across all components of litigation and pre-litigation activities.

Before joining McGuireWoods, Cassie worked as a litigation associate for an international commercial law firm where she represented and advised clients in a variety of matters including antitrust litigation, consumer class actions, mass tort settlements, product liability lawsuits, and civil rights litigation. At the Vanderbilt University Law School, Cassie received scholastic excellence awards in Constitutional Law and Property Law, and was elected to Order of the Coif.

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, JD, Order of the Coif, Dean’s List, Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2018
  • Xavier University, BA, Philosophy, Politics, and the Public; History, summa cum laude, Dean's List, 2015
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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