William A. Burck was appointed to the Fox Corporation Board of Directors in June 2021 and serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Burck is the D.C. Co-Managing Partner of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Burck served as Deputy Staff Secretary, Special Counsel and Deputy White House Counsel to President George W. Bush. Mr. Burck previously served in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Burck is a leading trial lawyer and corporate counselor with decades of experience advising companies, boards of directors, senior executives and government officials in complex litigation and business matters. Mr. Burck holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Studies from Yale University and a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School, and served as a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.