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Karen L. Rodgers is a Partner at Garfunkel Wild, P.C. and is a member of the firm’s Finance and Real Estate Practice Group.

Since joining the firm in 2002, Ms. Rodgers has represented institutional for profit and not-for-profit clients in connection with a broad range of commercial real estate matters.

Ms. Rodgers has significant experience representing developers, landlords and tenants in the acquisition and disposition of real property, commercial office and retail leasing, ground leasing, land use and site development. She also has significant experience representing both lenders and borrowers in connection with all aspects of commercial financing.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Rodgers worked in the commercial real estate department of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York City office, where the focus of her practice was representing "big box" retailers in connection with the acquisition, leasing, and development of free-standing retail locations and anchor locations in multi-tenanted shopping centers.

Ms. Rodgers received her B.A. from Binghamton University in 1996, majoring in the areas of Philosophy and Philosophy, Politics and Law. She received her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1999 where she served as an Editor of Notes and Comments for the Hofstra Law Review.


Practice Areas


  1. Real Estate: 70%
  2. Finance: 30%


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Contact Info

Garfunkel, Wild, P.C.

111 Great Neck Road Suite 503
Great Neck, NY, 11021


NYCurrently registered 200003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Legal EagleLong Island Pulse2013
Who's Who in Commercial Real EstateLong Island Buisness News2012
9th Annual Women in Real Estate SpotlightNY Real Estate Journal2010
Who's Who in Commercial & Residential Real Estate Law,Long Island Business News2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGarfunkel Wild, PC2002 - Present
AssociateGreenberg Traurig1999 - 2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York City Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
New York Law JournalProperty Considerations for Health Care and Not-for-profit Entities2013
New York Real Estate Journal2011 Year In Review2012
New York Law Journal (August 13, 2007)When Not-For-Profits Buy or Sell Real Estate,2007
GWT Finance and Real Estate Law BulletinLeasing Considerations and Due Diligence for Health Care Providers2005
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
State University of New York, BinghamtonPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996