With extensive experience representing a wide variety of businesses and entrepreneurs, Karen is adept at counseling clients through a variety of transactional and tax matters. She also has experience in guiding her clients through litigation, having represented clients in cases throughout the country. Her unique background allows her to see and help avoid potential litigation issues in business transactions. Her business and tax knowledge is an asset in helping her commercial litigation clients. Karen is a member of the Corporate and Litigation Departments.
Karen’s experience in the corporate world enables her to advise clients on a variety of issues, including mergers and acquisitions, as well as business structuring and other transactional and organizational matters. She also has handled numerous tax controversies with the IRS and litigated matters in the U.S. Tax Court. She recently closed a multi-million dollar sale of a partnership to a publicly-traded entity, and also handled the purchase of a U.S.-based nano-technology company by a Canadian company. Her work has enabled her to serve as general counsel to a number of closely-held businesses throughout the country.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Karen S. Hockstad