Karen K. Diep

Location

Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 2014)
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.S. in History, 2009)

Areas of Practice:

Admitted to Practice:

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
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Karen K. Diep

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(415) 692-5216

Fax (415) 263-9200

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Karen is an Associate in Diamond McCarthy's San Francisco office, where she focuses on complex business litigation with a focus on the representation of directors and officers of various business associations, bankruptcy estates, corporate and individual debtors, and creditors. Most notably, Karen has represented receivers, Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees with number matters involving fraudulent transfers in Ponzi scheme cases. She has also represented beneficiaries of trusts and estates and attorney-in-fact in probate matters.

Karen earned her J.D. from Syracuse University, College of Law in 2014 and her undergraduate from University of California Berkeley in 2009. In law school, she served as Associate Editor for the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce and research assistant for Professor Gregory Germain, Professor of Business Associations, Bankruptcy, and Contracts. 

Karen worked as a legal extern for the United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, Region 2, where she assisted in fraud and abuse investigations in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies. She furthered her externship experience by working for the United States Department of Commerce, Office of General Counsel, where she assisted with legal matters related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Karen is a contributing writer for the Federal Circuit Writers Project of the Federal Bar Association's Bankruptcy Section covering recently published cases involving bankruptcy law in the Ninth Circuit. She has recently been named co-chair of the San Francisco Bankruptcy Barrister Section.

  • San Francisco Bankruptcy Barrister Section, co-chair (2019)