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Karyn focuses her practice on transactional intellectual property law and has significant experience in privacy law. In addition, she is the Chair of the Firm’s Cybersecurity, Privacy & Technology Group.

Intellectual Property
Her work in the intellectual property arena includes assisting clients with the management and protection of their IP portfolios as well as drafting and negotiating intellectual property related agreements, including development, licensing, and services agreements. Karyn also advises clients on the IP issues inherent in business transactions, including intellectual property-related due diligence and risk evaluation.

Cybersecurity, Privacy & Technology
Karyn devotes a significant portion of her practice to keeping clients abreast of developments in the areas of privacy and data protection on both a national and international level, and regularly counsels them on emerging and ongoing disclosure and compliance requirements.

Corporate & Securities
Clients of all sizes in a range of industries look to Karyn as general corporate legal counsel, where she advises individuals and entities on a broad range of corporate matters, including complex contract negotiation, compliance and enforcement, and general operational matters.

Activities & Honors

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

Articles & Publications


Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998

DePaul University, B.S., with highest honors, 1995

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
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