Karen R. King has more than 20 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, BSA/AML and OFAC compliance and enforcement matters, securities litigation and regulation, internal investigations, and strategic advice. She is a skilled trial attorney and advocate, representing clients in numerous federal and state courts, including in jury and bench trials. She has also represented multiple global institutions before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York Department of Financial Services, the Federal Reserve, FinCEN, OFAC, and FINRA.
Karen has been recognized for her commitment to pro bono work. She was the recipient of the Federal Bar Council’s Thurgood Marshall Award for Exceptional Pro Bono Service in 2019, as well as the Pro Bono award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She serves as the Vice Chair of the Pro Bono and Community Service Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of New York and is a member of the second Circuit Pro-Bono panel.
Karen received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2000, where she was an editor of the Journal of Law and Technology, and her B.A. from Yale University in 1997. She speaks Mandarin.