Karen is Co-Founder and President of Vintage Legal. Upon graduating from Cornell Law School, Karen worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Market Regulation. She then practiced M&A/corporate and securities law in New York City at two large law firms.
Karen also worked as a development professional at the Children's Defense Fund and supports a variety of non-profit organizations. She is a member of the NY Bar, the Women's Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, the National Association of Female Executives and the Human Resources Association of NY. She has also served as the Membership Committee Chair for the the Hispanic National Bar Association's New York Chapter and as a mentor to law students.
Karen services client accounts and manages our inhouse recruitment staff. She works on positions of all levels - from general counsel to staff attorney searches. With her SEC background, one area of expertise is in the securities industry, but other industries she has serviced include media/entertaintment, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and retail. As a native Spanish speaker, Karen has also assisted her clients in recruiting Spanish speaking attorneys for Latin American focused positions.
In addition to recruitment, Karen counsels clients on diversity initiatives and strategies to increase hiring and retention. She is a frequent speaker at diversity attorney recruitment related events.
DAVID M. ANDERSON, ESQ.
David is a Co-Founder &CEO of Vintage Legal. He is a graduate of BostonCollege and CornellLawSchool, where he served on the Cornell Law Review. David also holds an LL.M. in Taxation from NYU. David started his career as a litigation associate at two large New York law firms, where hehandled disputes involvingsecurities,intellectual propertyand mergers andacquisitions. He wasthen recruited to a Fortune 500 financial institution where he servedas Vice President, overseeingthe underwriting of risks related to M&A and contingent tax liabilities. David is a member of the NewYorkand Massachusetts Bar Associations, the Cornell Club,the Oxford Union Societyand the New Haven Country Club. David focuses on law firm partnerplacements, practice group placements andretainedgeneral counsel level searches.
In the in-house arena, his most recent placements include: the General Counsel of aFortune 500media company; the Deputy General Counsel of a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company; and a Chief Compliance Officer of a globalpharmaceutical company.
In the law firm area, most recently, David placed partners and/or practice groups at somethe world’s premier firms in a variety of different practice areas, includingmergers & acquisitions, securities,private equity, bank finance, public finance, corporate trust and litigation.