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Karen Hsu Kelley
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2408
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Head of our Public Company Advisory Practice, Karen Hsu Kelley counsels U.S. and non-U.S. public companies on compliance with federal securities laws and the listing requirements of the major U.S. exchanges. In her practice, she advises management, directors and board committees on a far-reaching range of matters—including corporate governance, board and committee structures, conflicts of interest, executive compensation, crisis management, shareholder proposals, proxy advisory firms, and SEC disclosure requirements and inquiries. She has advised a wide range of clients including Accenture, Cooper-Standard Holdings, L3 Technologies, PPL Corporation, The Travelers Companies, Inc. and Virtus Investment Partners.

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Work Highlights
  • Accenture plc in a variety of board, governance and disclosure matters, including executive compensation considerations
  • L3 Technologies in a variety of board, governance and disclosure matters, including executive compensation considerations
  • PPL Corporation in a variety of board, governance and disclosure matters, including executive compensation considerations
  • The Travelers Companies, Inc. in a number of governance, disclosure and transactional matters
  • Virtus Investment Partners in a number of board, governance and disclosure matters, including executive compensation considerations
Education
  • Columbia Law School, 2002 J.D.
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, 1997 B.A.
    cum laude
Admissions
  • New York 2003

Head of our Public Company Advisory Practice, Karen Hsu Kelley advises U.S. and non-U.S. public companies on all aspects of their compliance with federal securities laws and the listing requirements of the major U.S. exchanges. 

In her practice, Karen regularly assists management, boards of directors and board committees on a wide range of matters, including SEC and stock exchange reporting and disclosure requirements, board and executive compensation, corporate governance, board and committee structures, conflicts of interest, crisis management planning, shareholder proposals, director independence, the impact of proxy advisory firms, and responses to formal and informal SEC inquiries. Her practice also focuses on new developments and changing best practices in governance matters. Karen has advised a wide range of clients with respect to corporate governance and other general matters, including companies such as Accenture, Cooper-Standard Holdings, L3 Technologies, PPL Corporation, The Travelers Companies, Inc. and Virtus Investment Partners, along with portfolio companies of Simpson Thacher’s private equity clients.

Karen received her J.D. in 2002 from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She received a B.A., cum laude, from Princeton University in 1997.

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