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Karen M. Mitchell

Karen M. Mitchell

Credit Suisse
Legal & Compliance Division
Human Resources
New York, NY, USA

Karen M. Mitchell is the Global Head of HR for the Legal and Compliance Division of Credit Suisse.  She is responsible for the Human Capital strategy and HR processes for over 1,500 employees worldwide. Prior to her current role at Credit Suisse, she was head of Employment Law for the Americas where she was responsible for coordinating the Credit Suisse employment law efforts in the Americas including the management of affirmative and defensive litigations, mediations and arbitrations and daily advice and counsel.  

Ms. Mitchell joined Credit Suisse in 2001. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Ms. Mitchell was an employment litigator with Epstein Becker & Green, and a Vice President of Human Resources at Citibank.

Ms. Mitchell received her law degree from Fordham Law School, and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Ms. Mitchell is a member of the New York State Bar and is the President of the Board of Directors of the New York Women's Bar Association Foundation, Inc.


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