Karen L. Severy represents businesses and individuals on contracts, commercial transactions, general corporate matters, and trusts and estates. She also has extensive experience in civil litigation and criminal matters. Karen began her legal career as an Associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel, a large Wall Street law firm in New York. She then moved to government service where she stayed for more than half of her legal career, including serving as a criminal prosecutor in three jurisdictions: Brooklyn, New York; Washington, DC; and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Karen also served for several years as a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Her more recent experience includes positions as in-house counsel for a large corporation focusing on contracts and general corporate matters and for a financial services company concentrating primarily on trust and estate matters.