Kershenbaum & Raffaele

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Bryn Mawr, Pennslyvania

Karen Reillly

Of Counsel

Karen has worked for more than 20 years as an attorney in various leadership roles, including as Partner at Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, representing defrauded shareholders in high profile national securities class actions. She also has extensive arbitration, mediation and trial experience in federal and state courts related to matters including complex commercial litigation and labor and employment law. Karen now focuses her efforts on representing children with special needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Karen’s practice at Kershenbaum & Raffaele includes:

  •  Special Education Law
  • Disability Rights
  •  School Discipline & Truancy
  •  Higher Education Student Rights
  •  Constitutional Rights of Children


  •  J.D., Pace University School of Law
  • B.A., SUNY College at Purchase


  •  New York State Bar
  •  Connecticut State Bar
  • Comonwealth of Pennsylvania Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar
  •  Rhode Island State Bar
  • United States District Court, E.D. of Pennsylvania
  •  United States District Court, E.D. of New York
  •  United States District Court, S.D. of New York
  •  United States District Court, District of Jersey
  •  United States District Court, District of Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

  •  Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (“COPAA”)
  • Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.