Karyn serves as a counsel and has experience in breach of warranty, class action and product liability matters. Her practice has consisted primarily of defending automotive companies in consumer actions in federal and state courts, as well as arbitration. She has successfully defended an automotive company in two arbitration hearings involving breach of warranty claims. Her experience includes defending complex discovery matters as well as significant motion work. As part of her practice, she has regularly attended court hearings, conducts and defends depositions, attends vehicle inspections, participates in mediations and settlement conferences, and negotiates settlements.
Karyn previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Howard L. Halm and the Hon. Gail Ruderman Feuer of the Los Angeles County Superior Court where she drafted over 2,000 tentative orders for personal injury, premises liability, medical malpractice and product liability actions. She earned her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where she worked her way through law school as a full time assistant director of Career Services.
Speaker, Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Using Arbitration Clauses to Limit Consumer Litigation, Webinar for Hyundai Motor America, November 9, 2023.
Speaker, Competency for In-House Counsel: Do You Know What You Need to Know?, Association of Corporate Counsel, September 27, 2023.
Speaker, Deposition Strategies for Witnesses and Attorneys, 31st Annual Manufacturers’ Lemon Law Seminar, September 22, 2023.
Speaker, Arbitration Organizations and Discovery, 30th Annual Manufacturers’ Lemon Law Seminar, October 28, 2022.
Alumni Panelist, Law Clerk and Research Attorney Career Wellness Q&A Session, Los Angeles County Superior Court, May 4, 2022.
Speaker, Moving to Compel Arbitration in Class Actions and Warranty Cases, Webinar for Hyundai Motor America, March 10, 2022.
Speaker, The Blueprint for Song-Beverly Arbitrations, 29th Annual Manufacturers’ Lemon Law Seminar, November 5, 2021.