Burns Marlow joined the firm as an associate in 2018 following his graduation from the University of Georgia School of Law. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Georgia in 2015, earning a B.S. in Criminal Justice. During his time in law school, he served as the Executive Notes Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law, President of the Georgia Association of Law and Politics, and Treasurer of the Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity. Burns also authored an academic commentary on electronic voting machines entitled Fundamental, Unequivocal, Yet Unreliable: The Interplay of Voting, Electronic Voting Systems, and Trade Secrets in Today’s Interconnected World, 24 J. Intell. Prop. L. 379 (2018), which was published by the Journal of Intellectual Property Law.
The grandson of Gainesville natives Dr. John and Felicia Burns and Mr. Gene and Inez Marlow, Burns became inspired by the positive and extensive impact of his grandparents’ service to the Gainesville community. Throughout his time in law school, Burns used his legal knowledge and experience to further his passion for community service, committing his time towards providing legal assistance to individuals and entities who otherwise would not have access to legal resources. He was an active participant in the Public Interest Practicum, Criminal Defense Clinic, and Business Law Clinic. During his first year of law school, Burns spent his spring break assisting the New Orleans Public Defenders’ Office.
Burns is a member of the Gainesville-Northeastern Circuit Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, listening to records and attending concerts, optimistically supporting Atlanta sports, and coaching youth baseball.Practices Intellectual Property, Copyright and Trademarks