- Business & Finance
- Public Finance
- Real Estate
|University ||Pennsylvania State University, B.S., with honors, 2000; Fox School of Business at Temple University, M.B.A., 2004|
|Law School||Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2004|
|Admitted||Pennsylvania; New Jersey; United States Supreme Court; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania|
Professional & Civic Activities
Hearing Committee Member, The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Support Center for Child Advocates
Board Member, Counseling or Referral Assistance (CORA)
Risk Management Association
Member, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network of Philadelphia
Karen M. Sanchez concentrates her practice in financing, creditors' rights, lender liability, real estate development and corporate matters.
Ms. Sanchez represents financial institutions and borrowers in complex front-end commercial transactions in both real estate and asset-based lending, as well as restructuring and workouts. She also represents purchasers and sellers in real estate acquisitions, development and sales. Additionally, Ms. Sanchez assists clients in general corporate matters, including corporate governance issues, entity selection and contract negotiations.
Ms. Sanchez is a Hearing Committee Member for The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and has been consistently recognized for her pro bono work representing children as a Child Advocate with the Support Center for Child Advocates.
Ms. Sanchez is involved in Obermayer's women's marketing initiative, where she focuses on promoting women in business and leadership positions. She is also a frequent lecturer on lender liability issues, specifically on-site presentations for clients.
Honors & Awards
Named Pennsylvania Lawyer on the Fast Track 2013 by the Legal Intelligencer
Selected to Pennsylvania's Rising Stars 2007, 2013, 2014
Awarded enrollment in the Pro Bono Roll of Honor by the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania as an attorney whose work has been recognized by the judiciary as exemplary for her pro bono work representing children with the Support Center for Child Advocates, 2006 to 2014.
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Frequent presenter on Pennsylvania Mechanics Lien Law and Lender Liability Issues.
Commercial and Real Estate Loan Documents: More Than Just Papers in Pennsylvania, 2006.
Recognizing The Blind Spots in The World of Partnerships, LLPs, LLLPs and LLCs in Pennsylvania, 2005.
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