Venus Burns became a member of the Weitz & Luxenberg team in 2011, and currently holds a position as an associate attorney assigned to our Los Angeles Asbestos Litigation unit. Previously, Ms. Burns handled asbestos litigations for a San Francisco personal-injury law firm.
Ms. Burns began her practice of law in late 2009, following successful admission to the California State Bar. She subsequently was admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court in both Southern California and Northern California districts.
While pursuing a juris doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, the San Diego native competed as a member of that institution’s Mock Trial team and was its Community Service chair. In addition, she completed a comprehensive internship with the Office of the Public Defender in San Diego, serving as second chair on several trials.
Notable Court Victories
|Amount||Case||Case Type||Victory Type|
|$5,204,048||Malek v. Fluor Corporation, et al.||Personal Injury; Mesothelioma; Product Liability||Verdict|
Membership in Court Victories Clubs
Multimillion-Dollar Verdicts & Settlements Club - member since 2017.
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