Karen Albence, Senior Attorney

Karen Albence

Karen Albence is a seasoned litigator with a long track record of success in California and Hawaii state and federal courts.

Karen represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of corporate/business disputes. She regularly prosecutes and defends claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, ownership disputes, company dissolutions, unfair competition, trade secret theft, and real estate litigation of all types. Karen also has longstanding expertise in handling cannabis industry claims, including unique issues like civil RICO, and product and premises liability.

Karen puts her clients’ interests above all. This starts with counseling business owners and investors at the outset of a dispute to preserve and maximize resolution leverage and, when necessary, it concludes with advocating strategically and relentlessly in open court, to get the best possible outcome in each case.

More About Karen

Consumer Attorney of the Year – 2022

San Diego County Bar Association

Consumer Attorneys of San Diego

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California (J.D.)
  • Pennsylvania State University, (B.A.)
  • California State Bar
  • Hawaii State Bar