Karen N. Arenas Associate




Karen Arenas defends clients in state and federal courts in matters related to transportation liability, premises liability, personal injury, class action litigation, labor and employment law, and commercial transaction litigation. Prior to transitioning into defense, Karen worked for a mid-size Chicago plaintiff’s firm, during which time she acted as lead counsel and first chair in more than a dozen jury trials. Before joining Wilson Elser, she tried more than 25 jury trials, achieving successful verdicts in premises liability and auto accident/personal injury cases. Karen also has experience in areas such as workers’ compensation, personal injury, toxic tort, asbestos and bankruptcy.