Karen Griffin is the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Counsel for the New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel, where she has worked since 1995. She is in the Legal Counsel Division and is responsible for counseling and training City attorneys in a wide array of legal ethics and professional responsibility matters. Karen is the Chair of the Law Department’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Ethics and served on the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics from 2012-2016. Prior to her current role, Karen was a member of the Law Department’s Appeals Division and its Tax & Bankruptcy Litigation Division. In 1998, she was a recipient of the New York City Bar Association’s Municipal Affairs Award for outstanding achievement as an Assistant Corporation Counsel.