News & Updates

Oct 28, 2013

Wake Forest announces $3 million gifts for faculty

A former member of Wake Forest's debate team, Burchfield is a trial attorney in Washington, D.C. He served eight years on the university's Board of Trustees. Read More

Oct 9, 2013

The Wall Street Journal: Notable & Quotable

From oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Tuesday in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a case challenging limits on aggregate campaign contributions. Lawyer Bobby Burchfield argued against the caps: Read More

Aug 30, 2013

Supreme Court’s Campaign Finance Case Gets New Firepower

McConnell will be represented at the court by Bobby Burchfield, a trial partner at McDermott Will & Emery. Read More

Jul 25, 2013

Campaign Finance Reform Experts Criticize New Poll

"It is not, and I don’t think the authors purport it to be, a scientific, statistically valid survey," said Bobby Burchfield, a partner at the Washington, D.C., law firm McDermott Will & Emery LLP, at a Wednesday event unveiling the poll. Read More

Apr 22, 2013

Q&A: McDermott’s Bobby Burchfield & Paul Thompson

Legal Times sat down with Burchfield and Thompson in the firm's office to discuss the firm's business, goals for the D.C. office and Washington politics. Read More

May 3, 2011

Legally Speaking: Bobby Burchfield

Bobby Burchfield, co-partner in charge of McDermott Will & Emery’s Washington office, is one of the area’s top trial lawyers, but he’s perhaps best known for his work on behalf of the Republican Party. Read More

Jan 6, 2010

Washingtonian: Top Election And Campaign Finance Lawyers

The chosen ones in the practice of campaign finance and election law: Bobby Burchfield, McDermott Will & Emery Read More

Oct 27, 2003

Alumni Newsmakers

Burchfield obtained his law degree at GW in 1979, although you would never know it if you saw him. Both in appearance and energy, he seems to be no older than his thirties. Read More

May 6, 1993

The Debate Over Debates Is Likely To Arise Again On Politics

Bobby Burchfield of the George Bush campaign that did take the money resisted the idea of institutionalizing the debates by law or otherwise. Read More