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Karen E. Carr
Partner, Regulatory and Litigation
Arent Fox LLP
Karen Carr is a partner in Arent Fox’s Washington, DC office. Karen’s practice is focused on biotechnology, pesticide law, food safety, environmental law, and related litigation. Karen represents clients in challenges to pesticides and other chemical and biological products, and has experience in all phases of litigation and arbitration from pre-litigation strategy and counseling to settlement negotiation and appeals, with a particular emphasis on regulatory litigation under a number of federal environmental and administrative law statutes. Karen assists clients in obtaining regulatory approvals for agricultural and industrial products, including products improved through biotechnology, and on issues related to advertising and labeling, testing and reporting, and data use and compensation disputes. In addition to her work with individual technology providers, Karen also works closely with industry associations on litigation, coordination of industry regulatory strategy, and federal and state legislative issues. Karen earned a political science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree from the University of Oregon. After law school, Karen served as a law clerk to Hon. James P. Jones, then Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.