June Anne Burke is a Partner in the Firm's Global Equity Services Group in New York. Ms. Burke advises clients as to the tax, legal and accounting considerations of awarding equity and other long-term incentive vehicles to employees and non-employees around the world. Ms. Burke has spoken and written extensively on global equity topics. Ms. Burke has served on numerous GEO Board committees, including the Executive Committee, and has served as Secretary of the Board. She has been recognized by Legal 500 for excellence in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation and described by clients as having “an encyclopedic knowledge of global equity compensation.” Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, Ms. Burke was head of the Global Equity Group at Mercer Human Resource Consulting LLC.
Ms. Burke advises clients as to plan implementation, ongoing plan compliance, and tax and legal considerations with respect to incentive awards in the context of corporate transactions, such as mergers, IPOs and redomestications. In addition, Ms. Burke advises clients as to the taxation of equity and other incentive compensation awards in cross border situations.