Karen M. Sanchez: Lawyer with Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Karen M. Sanchez

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Banking
  • 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 SchoolTemple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2004
AdmittedPennsylvania; 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.

Related Presentations

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.

Related Firm News

David Nasatir Returns to Obermayer Bringing Group from Thorp Reed

Obermayer Attorneys Named to 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Karen Sanchez Named to Legal Intelligencer's Lawyers on the Fast Track

Karen Sanchez Recognized by First Judicial District for her Pro Bono Representation

Karen Sanchez Elected to CORA Board

Obermayer Attorneys Named to 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Related Newsletters & Law Alerts

Real Estate Tax Liens Attach to Persons, Not Just Property

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 2012.


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Real Estate Tax Liens Attach to Persons, Not Just Property
Aana L. Maguire,Karen M. Sanchez, April 22, 2014
In 2013, the Pennsylvania legislature passed an amendment to the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Law (Act No. 93 of 2013, the “Amendment”), designed to give municipalities and school districts improved means of collecting tax revenue. The Amendment permits a taxing district to enforce a...
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Karen M. Sanchez

1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 19th Floor
PhiladelphiaPA 19103-1895


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