Karen Singer, Esq.

Karen Singer, Esq.
Principal
Karen M. Singer has been helping both companies and individuals achieve their real estate and business goals for the last 30 years. She has been running her own legal practice, KMS Partners, since 2017 and assists clients in all aspects of real estate transactions: buying or selling properties/buildings, leasing whether as a tenant or a landlord, lending or borrowing, and advising on property management and development matters. She loves understanding the relationships between parties and then helping clients to find the right spot on the spectrum from pragmatism to perfection. Prior to that, Karen served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT), a publicly traded real estate investment. At COPT, in addition to leading the Legal Department, Karen served on the company’s six-member executive team and supervised the Internal Audit department. Karen started her legal career in Baltimore as a real estate associate at a private firm, Weinberg & Green, now known as Saul, Ewing, Arstein and Lehr.

Karen earned her law degree from University of Virginia Law School after graduating with honors from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a native Baltimorean and has served in a variety of civic roles, including current Chair of Engagement of Transition for The Associated’s Center for Leadership, immediate past Chair of Jewish Volunteer Connection, Secretary of Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, former Vice President of Executive Alliance and mentor in EA’s Effective Mentoring Program for five cohorts, and Founder of Something Good, a weekend hands-on volunteer initiative. Karen has been a member of CREW-Baltimore since the early 1990’s. In 2016, Karen was inducted into The Daily Record’s “Circle of Excellence” as part of their Maryland Top 100 Women recognition.

Karen has been married for 31 years and is most proud of her two children, ages 25 and 23.