Karen O'Connor is a partner in the firm's Labor and Employment group. Her practice includes counseling and litigation on complex employment issues including leave laws, workplace harassment and discrimination, discipline and documentation, and drug and alcohol issues. She represents clients before Oregon and Washington state and federal courts and in administrative proceedings. Karen co-teaches in the human resources program at Portland State University and is a frequent speaker in the community.
Before joining Stoel Rives, Karen was a partner at Barran Liebman LLP (1999–2012), an associate at Foster Pepper & Shefelman LLP (1997-1999), and served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Malcolm F. Marsh, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon (1995-1997).
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