R. Jason Burch

Jason Burch is an associate in Sidley Austin’s New York office. His practice focuses on advising companies through regulatory compliance directives and government enforcement actions. His matters involve a range of issues for the life sciences and financial services industries, including good manufacturing practices, promotional sales & trading practices, civil & criminal investigations, and anti-corruption monitoring.

Mr. Burch volunteers as an Attorney Advisor to Upwardly Global, a nonprofit offering training and support for highly skilled immigrants and refugees. He has been a speaker and panelist on topics including crisis and risk management, and diversity, inclusion and recruiting in large law firms.

Mr. Burch earned his law degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where he served as a Criminal Law teaching assistant to Professor Janice Nadler and as a judicial extern to the Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Burch also worked in Guaymate, Dominican Republic, as a law school representative to the Northwestern Access to Health Project, an interdisciplinary human rights team that assesses community-level public health needs and designs policy initiatives in developing countries.

Before practicing law, Mr. Burch played professional baseball for six seasons, and worked as a legislative strategist in Austin, Texas. He lives in Queens, NY, with his partner Drew Raines.

Term: March 2017 – March 2019