Karen advises clients on compliance with federal and state campaign finance, ethics, and lobbying rules and reporting requirements, with the guidance of lawyers in the firm.


Representative Matters

  • Working closely with lawyers in the firm, Karen:
    • Advises candidates, political committees, corporations, and trade associations on campaign finance, ethics, and lobbying rules and reporting requirements.
    • Advises clients on compliance with the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and its detailed reporting requirements.
    • Assists clients with reporting to state and local election authorities and the Federal Election Commission (FEC).
    • Provides advice to candidates and officeholders concerning personal financial disclosure report (PFD) filing requirements.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Campaign Finance Analyst (2006-2007) and Campaign Finance Analyst (2004-2006), Federal Election Commission, Reports Analysis Division


  • The Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL)
  • Public Affairs Council (PAC)
  • State Government Affairs Council (SGAC)
  • Women in Government Relations (WGR)



M.P.P., The George Washington University

B.A., cum laude, Muhlenberg College

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