Kristyna Burkova Associate




Kristyna Burkova focuses her practice on the defense of hospitals, physicians and other health care providers in complex medical malpractice actions. 

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Kristyna was an associate at a New York City law firm specializing in medical malpractice. Before relocating to New York, Kristyna was an associate at a preeminent litigation firm in Miami, Florida, where she represented plaintiffs in medical malpractice and product liability cases, as well as multidistrict litigation.   

In law school, Kristyna developed a passion for trial advocacy, and she received awards for best ranking student in Legal Communication and Writing Skills classes. She successfully completed the rigorous Litigation Skills Program, was a summer intern at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office and worked as a law clerk at a litigation law firm. Outside of her legal career in the United States, Kristyna earned a Master of Laws degree from Masaryk University, Faculty of Law in the Czech Republic.