Karen B. May

Karen B. May: Attorney with The Law Firm of May & May, P.C.


Karen represents privately-held businesses and their owners in a variety of Business Law and Real Estate Law matters.

Karen May, formerly Karen J. Brothers, was born in 1967 and raised in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, and later East Berlin, Pennsylvania. She attended Franklin & Marshall College on early admission, and earned her B.A. degree in 1988, with an Accounting major and Economics minor. She earned her J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in 1991.

While at Penn, she served on the Law Review, had her Comment on Bankruptcy law published, and was elected to the position of Executive Editor of the Law Review. Karen was elected to represent the University of Pennsylvania as an editor of A Uniform System of Citation (the "Blue Book") produced in association with Harvard, Yale and Columbia law schools.

During law school, Karen served in a summer internship for Robert J. Woodside, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Karen has practiced business law since 1991, for the then 450-attorney firm of Dechert Price & Rhoads, in Philadelphia (1991-92), the mid-sized local firm of Keefer Wood Allen & Rahal, LLP, in Harrisburg (1993-98), and for Miller & May, LLP, in Lemoyne (1998-99) of which she was a founding member. She joined her husband's practice with the formation of May & May, P.C., on January 1, 2000.

Karen is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Cumberland County Bar Association. She is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
717 612-0102  Phone
717 612-0103  Fax
University Attended:
Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
1991, Pennsylvania
Birth Information:
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, January 10, 1967

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