Karen Fasano Thomsen

Bar Admissions: New Jersey 

Attorney Karen Fasano Thomsen received her B.A. from Rice University where she was a Scholar Athlete and recipient of a NCAA Division I Athletic Scholarship. She gained significant legal experience as an intern for Weil, Gotshal & Manges.


Ms. Fasano Thomsen received her J.D. from Seton Hall University where she was the Director of Appellate Advocacy, a Legislative Bureau member, the Eugene Gressman Moot Court Champion, the recipient of the Moot Court Best Oralist Award, and student advocate at the Family Law Clinic. She also studied at the Università di Bologna in Bologna, Italy and Universität Wien, in Vienna, Austria as part of her J.D. curriculum.


Ms. Fasano Thomsen received her L.LM in International and Comparative Law from the University of Iowa where she graduated with the highest distinction. She wrote extensively for the University of Iowa Center for International Finance and Development and published multiple articles and e-book chapters.


Ms. Fasano Thomsen has been admitted to the New Jersey Bar since 2001 and she served as a Judicial Law Clerk in the Family Division of the Monmouth County Superior Court.


Prior to earning her J.D., Ms. Fasano Thomsen was a Financial Analyst for Credit Suisse and Vice President, Fixed Income Capital Markets for UBS, both in New York City.


Ms. Fasano Thomsen currently sits on the Board of Directors for Navesink River Rowing and is active in several domestic and international non-profit organizations.



Professional Associations and Memberships:

International Law Association - American Branch

Member of the Monmouth Bar Association

Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association