Eliot (Eli) T. Burriss is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. For nearly 15 years, Eli has litigated complex commercial disputes throughout the United States, serving as counsel to global clients in all aspects of litigation. In recent years, he has had a particular emphasis on representing health care and life sciences companies, as well as a variety of organizations in antitrust, ERISA and other significant matters.
Over the course of his career, Eli has tried state and federal antitrust claims and government investigations, as well as claims of unfair competition, ERISA, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices, trademark violation, breach of contract, vicarious liability, products liability and tortious interference with contractual relationships.
Prior to joining McDermott, Eli was the managing partner in the Dallas office of one of the largest global AmLaw 100 law firms.
Courts / Agencies
Texas Supreme Court
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
US District Court for the Southern District of Texas
US District Court for the Western District of Texas
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
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