Karen Shapiro brings a depth of knowledge and experience to guiding clients through complex business decisions. Whether buying or selling businesses, raising capital, negotiating commercial and government contracts, or addressing employment issues, she is uniquely prepared to advise businesses and help them protect their assets from risk. A problem solver by nature, Karen’s approach to serving clients is grounded by her business background including an MBA. She understands that clients need practical advice that makes sense in the business world.
Placing a premium on service and value, Karen helps clients throughout the full lifecycle of a business from building new enterprises, managing thriving businesses and transitioning ownership to others when the time is right. She has successfully handled the transition of a multitude of businesses to family members, key employees and market buyers. In addition, Karen is particularly well versed in dealing with business disputes including disputes among business owners. Her clients view her as an external general counsel and member of their team.