Serving investors and traders who have suffered losses in:

    • Foreign Exchange Trading (Forex)
    • commodity futures and options
    • equity securities
    • energy and credit derivatives
    • asset-backed securities
    • Collateralized Mortgage Obligations
    • complex structured financial products



Louis F. Burke is proud to announce the publication  of Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry.  Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry addresses in detail how arbitration arises, the types of disputes that are covered and the main forum for hearing the disputes The National Futures Association ( NFA ). The book also covers reparation proceedings before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC ). Of significant importance, Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry addresses the 2 year statute of limitations for claims arising under the CEA. Alternate Dispute Resolution in the Futures Industry is intended for Lawyers, Accountants, Traders, institutions, other professionals and potential users of the NFA arbitration and CFTC reparation forums both domestically and in any country where customers use US based brokers. The book is available for purchase at and Juris Publishing.

Louis F. Burke was voted by his peers for inclusion in New York’s Best Lawyers® 2013 and  2014 in the field of Commercial Litigation.

Louis F. Burke PC is primarily engaged in commodities/futures litigation before federal and state courts, arbitration proceedings before securities and commodities exchanges and their regulatory counterparts such as the National Futures Association, and administrative proceedings before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Firm has acted as counsel in over 100 arbitration hearings before the National Futures Association, FINRA, AAA, and exchanges. The Firm also handles federal and state court litigation and the firm has represented several lead plaintiffs in class actions involving manipulation of the commodity futures markets. The Burke Firm has worked on class action commodities/futures cases that have resulted in settlements aggregating approximately $300,000,000.

Mr. Burke has been appointed to be co-chair of the Class Action and Derivative Suits committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association.

For over 25 years, the Firm has successfully represented investors, brokers, brokerage firms and hedge funds in cases where losses have occurred.