On February 18, 2021 – CGCC member Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC announced that Karen King will be joining the firm this month as a partner. Karen, who specializes in complex commercial litigation and regulatory matters, joins the firm from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.
Karen has more than 20 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering 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.
“We are so pleased to welcome Karen King,” says partner Christopher Harwood. “She is a distinguished attorney with broad experience and a well-deserved reputation for excellence. Karen’s expertise in handling complex and cutting-edge civil and regulatory matters will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”
“I am delighted to be joining such an extraordinary group of talented lawyers and look forward to contributing to Morvillo Abramowitz’s continued success and tradition of unparalleled service to its clients,” commented Karen.
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 College in 1997.
Read Karen’s full bio HERE
CGCC sincerely congratulates Karen on her new position and looks forward to working with her and her new colleagues in the months to come.