Karin is a partner of Rower LLC where she focuses her practice on matrimonial and family law matters. Karin brings her expertise in tax and estate planning to help clients find creative solutions for dividing assets in the event of divorce and transferring assets to future generations, all with a view to achieving the client’s long-term goals. For two decades, Karin has been advising individuals and families in tax and estate planning matters, complex trust planning, family partnerships, and charitable giving techniques. Beginning in 2007, Karin expanded the scope of her practice to include the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and representing clients in their divorces.

Karin’s goal is to guide clients in the resolution of their matrimonial or family issues, allow them to make informed decisions when structuring financial settlements, and help them plan for the future so that they may focus on what is most important to them in life.

Karin also represents 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organizations and family foundations, advising on the rules governing tax-exempt entities, corporate governance, director compensation, and federal and state tax law compliance. Karin serves on the boards of several charitable foundations.

Prior to joining Rower LLC, Karin was a partner at Pryor Cashman LLP in the Private Client Group, where her practice included family and matrimonial law, trust and estates planning, and tax counseling. She began her career at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in the Private Clients Group.

Karin received her law degree in 1999 and an LLM in Taxation in 2001, both from New York University School of Law. She has an undergraduate degree in Russian Studies from the University of Paris III and grew up in France and Switzerland.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Karin served as a conference translator at the United Nations in New York City and is fluent in French and Russian.

She resides in New York City and is an avid opera fan and terrier aficionado.

646.952.9088  karin@rowerllc.com