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Karin Torgerson is a trial lawyer practicing in the Firm’s litigation section. She currently defends significant personal injury, wrongful death, and products liability claims, as well as qui tam and false claims litigation brought by State Attorneys General and others. She has served as lead trial counsel for a Texas-based natural gas utility on multiple wrongful death and significant personal injury claims resulting from explosions and other natural gas-related incidents and regularly defends international pharmaceutical companies from Medicaid Fraud allegations. Her practice includes class action and multi-district litigation matters. She also has experience in investigations, including Sarbanes-Oxley investigations, and gaming license applications.
Following her graduation from the University of Texas School of Law in 1995, Karin began her legal career as an Associate with the Firm in October of 1995. Shortly after being elected to the partnership in 2003, she resigned to accept a commissioned officer position in The White House as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush. She held several positions in The White House over her two-years there, first in the Staff Secretary’s Office and later in the President’s volunteer service initiative, USA Freedom Corps. Karin returned to Texas, the Firm, and partnership, in May of 2005. Karin currently serves with three other partners on the Firm’s Lateral Hiring Committee.
Karin is a loyal contributor to the University of Texas at Austin, the United Way, and the North Texas Food Bank, among other charities. A beginning art collector, Karin is also a longtime supporter of the area’s major art museums.
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