Karen represents various Fortune 500 companies as well as a number of large multimillion dollar independently owned entities in commercial litigation, including complex federal litigation, civil RICO, antitrust, and bankruptcy. She has lectured on class action litigation and federal civil procedure.
Her experience includes representing a European-based private equity firm in a dispute over the acquisition of a major record company involving approximately $7 billion and she also represents other European based private equity/venture capital groups in major disputes. She has been involved in two New York actions representing the 50 percent owner of a multibillion dollar soft drink company, and represents certain family members in a dispute involving a major sporting goods chain.
For a number of years, Karen has represented a major tobacco company in litigation throughout Florida and obtained summary judgment in two multimillion dollar actions, one of which has been affirmed on appeal. She has been involved in a constitutional dispute in Florida over legislative redistricting, and a summary judgment in favor of her client was recently upheld on appeal by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In a matter involving the death of a whale trainer at SeaWorld in 2010, Karen obtained a temporary injunction, which ultimately resulted in a permanent injunction, enjoining the dissemination of materials depicting the death.