Karen Vincent focuses primarily on environmental litigation as well as environmental enforcement and regulatory compliance matters. She has experience practicing under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Price-Anderson Act, and similar state environmental statutes. Ms. Vincent also works on due diligence projects for clients, assessing corporation transactions for environmental liability. In addition, she maintains an active pro bono practice, working on a team representing over 150 senior citizens who lost all of their personal property when a fire destroyed their public housing building in DC.

Ms. Vincent graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the Georgetown University Law Center. While in law school, she served as an executive editor for The Georgetown Law Journal and a student attorney for the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic. Prior to law school, Ms. Vincent worked for several years on environmental policy matters in Washington State.


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  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2021, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BA, Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Grinnell College, 2013, with honors
  • District of Columbia

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