Karen, a member of the Financial Services & Capital Markets group, focuses her practice in the area of trust, estate and fiduciary disputes, representing individual and corporate trustees or beneficiaries in complex controversies involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty; fraud; conflicts of interest; lack of capacity and undue influence; the construction of estate planning documents such as trusts, wills and powers of attorney; and the defense of claims arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
Karen also handles a variety of business and commercial matters for closely held business clients, including Uniform Commercial Code, breach of contract and warranty disputes, fraud and other business torts, and post-merger litigation. She has extensive experience in all phases of the litigation process, including injunctions, litigation strategy and management, mediation and trial. Karen also counsels and educates business clients on litigation avoidance and risk management, and contract negotiation and contracting.
Trust, Estate and Fiduciary Matters
Business and Commercial Matters