Kathleen BurkePolicy Counsel

Kathleen Burke

Email: kathleen@publicknowledge.org
Phone Number: 202-559-1053 x 124

Kathleen Burke is a Policy Counsel at Public Knowledge, working on telecom and copyright.

Kathleen received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law, Technology, and the Internet and earned the CALI awards in Property and Copyright Law. In 2020, Kathleen served as a Public Knowledge Policy Extern. In 2019, she worked as a Google Policy Fellow at TechFreedom and was accepted into the Internet Law and Policy Foundry’s third class of Fellows.

Prior to law school, Kathleen worked as the Director of Education and Outreach at Fayette Alliance, an organization focused on achieving sustainable growth in Lexington, KY. In that role, she discovered her passion for technology policy while working on rural broadband access. She also ran her own wedding photography business.

Kathleen recently orchestrated an interactive performance art on Twitter during quarantine titled The Zoom School of Law Memes and Trolling Clinic’s Law of Memes and Trolling Seminar (#trollseminar, #memelaw). Her interests also include collecting all the National Parks Passport stamps and canning jam.