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Karen practices primarily in the areas of health care and labor and employment law. She has counseled a wide variety of health care clients, including hospitals, hospices, adult homes, nursing homes, assisted living residents, health maintenance organizations, private physicians and practitioners, and regional health information organizations.
Karen serves as chair of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group and has extensive experience handling regulatory, corporate, transactional, contract, employment, employee benefits, corporate compliance, tax exemption, certificate of need, information technology, privacy and confidentiality, and electronic medical records issues.
Karen has lectured on various topics, including the federal "Stark" law, New York public charities, tax-exempt status for corporations, HIPAA, and the confidentiality of medical records.
Before entering law school, Karen was employed with MetLife in New York City as a senior business procedure consultant, specializing in communications and marketing.
Karen was the recipient of the 1999 Capital District Women's Bar Association's Pro Bono Service Award (The Legal Project), and in 2005, she received the Patron of the Arts Award from the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company.
American Health Lawyers Association
New York State Bar Association
Albany County Bar Association
Saratoga County Bar Association
Capital District Women's Bar Association, Board of Directors
Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park, Inc., board member
Capital District Women's Bar Association, past board member
Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, past president