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Karen Campbell

Karen Campbell

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

New York, NY, USA


Karen Campbell is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a vice-chair of the General Liability Practice. Ms. Campbell is a trial attorney with over 25 years of experience. Her practice focuses on the defense of long-term care providers in skilled nursing home and assisted living facility matters, general liability litigation at both the primary and excess levels, defense of toxic tort claims, including lead-based paint exposure and mold, and the representation of defendants in bodily injury claims brought under New York Labor Law Sections, 200, 240 and 241 and related common law construction accident claims, including with respect to indemnity issues and third party actions. Ms. Campbell also handles miscellaneous professional liability matters, including negligence, sexual abuse/misconduct, discrimination and errors in judgment claims, on behalf of social services agencies such as foster care agencies, outpatient mental health, addiction and counseling clinics, senior citizen and day care centers, and medical, beauty and personal care facilities.

Prior to entering private practice in 1991, Ms. Campbell was an Assistant District Attorney with the Kings County District Attorneys office in Brooklyn, New York where she prosecuted and tried violent felony crimes. After leaving the District Attorney’s office in 1991, she became associated with a mid-sized firm specializing in environmental insurance coverage and defense of personal injury actions. In 1996, Ms. Campbell became a member of the firm. In 1998, Ms. Campbell joined the New York office of a large California firm as Special Counsel and served as one of the office’s trial counsel. She handled a variety of general liability cases and also concentrated her practice on the defense of hospitals, physicians and podiatrists in medical malpractice litigation arising from cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurological, eye, ear and nose, podiatry diseases or disorders. Most recently, in 2002, she joined a regional Massachusetts firm as the Managing Attorney of the New York office. Ms. Campbell served as the principal trial attorney in New York while overseeing the overall growth and development of the office from two attorneys to more than 17 employees. Ms. Campbell has successfully tried more than 55 cases in Kings, New York, Bronx, Suffolk and Westchester counties and in the Southern District of New York. She has obtained defense verdicts, directed verdicts and verdicts awarding minimal damages as well as handling the negotiation of favorable settlements both before and during trial.
Karen Campbell is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Getting a Seat at the Table: Tips for Women Lawyers - Women Lawyers in Leadership 2017, Thursday, January 26, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Getting a Seat at the Table: Tips for Women Lawyers - Getting a Seat at the Table: Tips for Women Lawyers, Thursday, January 26, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Getting a Seat at the Table: Tips for Women Lawyers - Getting a Seat at the Table: Tips for Women Lawyers, Thursday, January 26, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Getting a Seat at the Table: Tips for Women Lawyers - Getting a Seat at the Table: Tips for Women Lawyers, Thursday, January 26, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Women Lawyers in Leadership 2017, Friday, January 27, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, Nashville, TN
Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
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