Karen E. Woody
Karen Woody is an associate in the Business Fraud and Complex Litigation Group of Cadwalader's Washington DC office. Her practice focuses on white collar criminal and regulatory matters, with an emphasis on international corruption arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and internal corporate investigations.
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Karen was a litigation associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Bracewell & Giuliani LLP. She also served a law clerk to the Honorable Phyllis D. Thompson of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and is an annual contributor to the ABA's International Lawyer Year in Review. In addition, Karen has taught Criminal Procedure, Legal Ethics, and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at George Washington University Law School and American University Washington College of Law.
Karen received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where she was a member of the American University Law Review. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and California, and before the U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Virginia.