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Practice Areas

Karen has extensive experience on full range of government contracts issues, including complex claims preparation/litigation, civil and criminal fraud investigations/litigation, qui tam suits under the False Claims Act, defective pricing, cost allowability, the Cost Accounting Standards, suspension and debarment, bid protests, corporate compliance.

Professional Memberships

Past Chair, ABA Public Contract Law Section and National Defense Industrial Association Procurement Division. Editor-in-Chief, ‘Cost, Pricing & Accounting Report.’


‘Government Contract Costs & Pricing’ (2d ed. 2009); ‘Government Contract Costs & Pricing Handbook’ (2020), 50 government contract articles.


JD (highest honors), Duke University School of Law, 1986, Note Editor, ‘Duke Law Journal.’