Karen Sterner

Contracts and Compliance Counsel

Karen is Contracts and Compliance Counsel, assisting General Counsel with the development, drafting, negotiation, and execution of company contracts, specifically focusing on ensuring company’s compliance with its agreement with the City for the development of Port Covington.
Over her nearly 20-year career as an attorney, Karen has experience in diverse industries, including an online investment brokerage, an athletic apparel company, a defense contractor, an on-line career resource and an industry leading life sciences logistics provider, focusing on commercial contract review and contract negotiation. Her key to success is understanding the philosophy behind the business, focusing on what is most important to her clients so that she can effectively balance the legal risks versus the business needs.

Karen received her Juris Doctor from University of Baltimore School of Law (cum laude) and has a BA in English from the University of Delaware. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar.