• Tulane University Law School
      J.D., cum laude, 2012; Certificate in Maritime Law; CALI Award for Excellence; Harry F. Stiles, Jr. Scholarship; Heather R. O'Mara JAG Corps Memorial Fund Scholarship; Notes and Comments Editor, Tulane Maritime Law Journal
    • St. John's University
      Certificate in General Insurance, 2008
    • Sotheby's Institute of Art, Manchester University
      M.A. in Business, 2006
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
      B.A., with honors and distinction, in Art History, 2004
    • Louisiana
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

Lauren E. Burk

Lauren Burk practices in the area of insurance and reinsurance.

Ms. Burk worked in the insurance industry as a claim adjuster for a global art insurer. Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, she served as an extern with U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier in the Eastern District of Louisiana.


  • "Right Whales," Bilge and Barratry, Vol. 3, Issue 2 (November 2012)
  • "Aye, Aye to the Full Release: The Fifth Circuit Clarifies How a Joint Tortfeasor Can Successfully Settle and Seek Contribution," 36 Tul. Mar. L.J. 197 (2011)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States


  • Louisiana Super Lawyers - Rising Stars
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers