Burkard is the Founder and Managing Partner of Dregger Rechtsanwälte in, Berlin, Germany. He is also a member of the Berlin State Parliament and co-founder of the Alliance of Business Lawyers. Burkard has been a member of the Berlin Bar Association since 1995. He specializes in commercial and corporate law, set-up of IT businesses and other start-ups as well as in real estate project development and advises in international business transactions. He presided the Alliance of Business Lawyers from 2006 to 2012.