Burke Stough is an associate with the firm’s commercial litigation group. He has developed an array of business expertise through professional stints in law, public accounting, and private enterprise. Prior to joining King & Jurgens, Burke served as the CFO for a commodities brokerage firm. He also has years of experience representing healthcare providers and businesses across a variety of matters. 

Burke graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2015 where he received the William E. Mouledoux Award, the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence, and Legal Excellence Awards for Constitutional Law, Donations & Trust, the Legal Profession, and Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights. During his studies, Burke was also a member of the Loyola Law Review, a student assistant to Professor Dane Ciolino, and an extern for the IRS. 

Before heading to law school, Burke attended Tulane University for his Bachelor of Science Management and Master of Accounting degrees and then practiced public accounting as a Certified Public Accountant.   

Publications & Speaking Engagements


Co-Author, The Requirement of Actual Prejudice in the 2010 Edition of the A312 Performance Bond and its Effect on the Surety. American Bar Association Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Newsletter (Winter 2017).

News & Appearances


Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015

Tulane University, Master of Accounting, 2009

Tulane University, B.S. Management, 2008

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Louisiana
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