Professor Burch teaches Civil Procedure, Complex Litigation and Evidence. Her scholarship focuses on class action governance, mass torts and securities class actions. Most recently, she has explored the agency, group and competition problems that routinely arise in large-scale litigation. She has published numerous articles in leading law journals and is frequently a commentator in a variety of national media. Before joining the Florida State law faculty, she was an assistant professor at Samford University, Cumberland School of Law. Before entering the legal academy, she worked as an associate at Holland & Knight, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia.