Karin E. Garvey



Karin E. Garvey is a partner in the New York office of Labaton Sucharow LLP and a member of the Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice.  With more than two decades of litigation experience, Karin focuses on representing businesses and public pension funds in complex antitrust class actions.  

Recommended by The Legal 500, Karin brings significant experience in managing complex, multi-jurisdictional cases from initial case development through resolution and appeal.  In addition to deposing top executives, she has also prepared and defended company executives for deposition, hearing, and trial.  Karin also has significant experience working with experts—including economists, regulatory experts, patent experts, medical experts, toxicologists, materials scientists, valuation experts, foreign law experts, and appraisers, among others—developing reports and testimony, preparing for and defending depositions, as well as taking depositions of opponents’ experts.  In addition, Karin has engaged in all phases of trial preparation and trial and has briefed and argued appeals. Karin also has significant experience with arbitration and mediation.

Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Karin practiced antitrust and general litigation at Kaye Scholer LLP, representing and counseling clients from a wide spectrum of industries including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, building materials, film, finance, and private equity.

Karin obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law, where she was a Note and Comment Editor for the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.  She earned her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Harvard University.

Karin is an Antitrust Section Member of the American Bar Association.


Northwestern University School of Law
J.D., cum laude, 1997

Harvard University
A.B., cum laude, Sociology, 1994


1999, New York

U.S. Court of Appeals
2006, Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Courts
2000, Southern District of New York
2001, Eastern District of New York