Michael J. Burg

Michael J. Burg, Jr serves as Corporate Counsel at DISH Network L.L.C., where he manages the company’s eDiscovery and Information Governance activities. In creating a formalized in-house eDiscovery function, he built and now supervises a cross-functional team that has internalized many formerly-outsourced data collection and analysis activities.  As part of developing and implementing an enterprise-wide Information Governance program, Mike has created a cross-functional IG Council focused on open communication between stakeholders and proactive, thoughtful treatment of enterprise information.  Before joining DISH, Mike was an associate at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Philadelphia, where he represented clients in intellectual property litigation, managed complex discovery processes, and counseled clients in eDiscovery and data governance matters.  Prior to law school, Mike worked for several years as an engineer for the United States Navy.  He lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife Sarah and son, where he enjoys camping, hiking, and trying to keep up with his five-year old on the ski slopes.