Karen joined MSU Technologies as Agreement and Compliance Coordinator in May 2017. She works with the Executive Management Team and Technology Managers to execute license and option agreements, and also monitors compliance of licensees, royalty reporting and other obligations.
Her varied experience covers a wide range of disciplines, including law, real estate, and aviation. Prior to joining MSU, she gained general civil litigation experience as she maintained a solo law practice. She held business development, marketing, and project management roles for a commercial real estate investment and development company. Before law practice and real estate, she obtained her Certified Flight Instructor Certificate while enjoying the aerial views of Michigan and the Midwest. Karen holds a Bachelor of Art in History from Wheaton College, and a Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She is admitted to practice in Michigan, and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.