Maci R. Burke’s practice focuses on corporate, real estate, and estate planning matters. She regularly advises individuals and businesses regarding entity formation; corporate governance; negotiation and drafting of contracts, including purchase agreements, employment agreements, construction agreements, leases, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements; and the development of estate and succession plans.
Maci earned her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School with a concentration in Business Law. As a law student, Maci led the Business Law Clinic as student director and completed externships with SICK, Inc., a leading global producer of industrial sensors and opto-electronic technologies, and the Hennepin County Mental Health & Probate Court.
Maci served as an editor for the Journal of Law & Inequality and has authored scholarly works addressing novel topics in Native American Law and Family Law. While at the University of Minnesota, Maci coordinated the 2021 Summit for Civil Rights on housing policy and its relationship to education policy, racial segregation, and concentrated poverty.
Maci received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and studied International Relations in Seville, Spain. As an intern with the United States Senate in Washington, D.C., Maci served the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and its Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, and Ports.
Maci is an avid hiker and cyclist and enjoys traveling and spending time with her English Springer Spaniel, Tug.
Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA)
Honors & Awards
University of Minnesota Law School
- Dean’s List 2020-2021
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Summa cum laude
Maci is a regular contributor to various legal publications.
Maci's publications include:
- Maci Burke, A Call to Congress: A Constitutional Indian Child Welfare Act is Not a Flawless Indian Child Welfare Act, 39 JOURNAL OF LAW & INEQUALITY 191 (2021).
- Maci Burke, Does Minnesota’s Third-Party Visitation Rights Statute Apply to Unmarried, Same-Sex Couples?, INEQUALITY INQUIRY (2021).
- Emily Buchholz, Billy Bigham & Maci Burke, Considerations for Minnesota Agriculture Cooperatives, MINNESOTA LAW REVIEW (May 6, 2021).