Press Release 01.17.19
Karen Chan’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and general corporate matters.
Karen represents private and public companies, large institutional investors and emerging-growth companies in a wide range of industries, including technology, biotechnology, food and beverage and energy. She also represents foreign airlines on a variety of corporate and U.S. regulatory matters and has experience in venture capital financings, executive compensation plans and real estate transactions.
Represented California Public Employees Retirement System in $3 billion secondary sale of real estate investments to a unit of the Blackstone Group.
Represented Jollibee Food, the largest restaurant company in the Philippines, in its acquisition of U.S. fast-casual burger chain Smashburger.
Represented MP Biomedicals, a manufacturer of life sciences, fine chemical and diagnostic products, in the sale of the company to a Chinese state-owned enterprise, Valiant.
2016 Public Counsel Community Development Project’s Pro Bono Award
J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2014
cum laude, Order of the Coif
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2005
Art History and International Development Studies