Karen D. Stringer

Karen D. Stringer is a seasoned litigator and former federal prosecutor whose practice focuses on complex civil litigation, government and internal investigations, and regulatory compliance.

Karen represents clients in a variety of sophisticated business litigation matters, including corporate and securities fraud and shareholder, employment, trade secret, intellectual property, and contractual disputes.  A trusted advisor, Karen engages her clients proactively to assist them in resolving sensitive legal matters before the onset of litigation and to achieve their critical financial and business goals and objectives during and after litigation.

Karen also leverages her considerable experience as a former federal prosecutor to guide businesses through high-stakes government and internal investigations.  She also helps companies navigate complex, multi-jurisdictional regulations to implement appropriate compliance measures.

Before joining OlenderFeldman, Karen was an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of New Jersey in the Civil, Criminal, and Special Prosecutions Divisions.  During her time as an AUSA, Karen directed the strategy of and managed a wide variety of investigations and prosecutions, including those involving embezzlement, tax evasion, healthcare fraud, wire and mail fraud, and bribery.   Karen also represented the United States in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, sexual harassment, reasonable accommodation, and retaliation, and defended the government in constitutional cases of first impression and complex commercial matters.

Prior to joining the US Attorney’s Office, Karen worked for WilmerHale, LLP in Boston, where she focused on complex commercial, antitrust, real estate, and patent disputes, as well as government and internal investigations.

Karen graduated magna cum laude with an A.B. in political theory from Brown University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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