Kenneth N. Burns

Of Counsel

Kenneth N. Burns became of counsel to SSL Law Firm in 2010 after more than 30 years of litigation practice at Ellman Burke Hoffman & Johnson pc, where he represented property owners, landlords and tenants in a wide variety of disputes concerning real property acquisition, development, land use and environmental regulation, as well as eviction and other landlord-tenant litigation. Mr. Burns graduated from Princeton University in 1972 and received his J.D. degree cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1975. He was an associate for two years with Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison before becoming a partner in Ellman Burke in 1977.  He has appeared in venues ranging from California’s rural Justice Court to the United States Supreme Court, with concentration on disputes under the California Environmental Quality Act and related land use legislation. Read more

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