Karen Klass is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Klass joined the firm in 2017 after graduating from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where she served as an executive editor of the Washington University Law Review. While in law school, Ms. Klass also spent a semester clerking for Justice Randy J. Holland on the Delaware Supreme Court.

In addition to her legal training at Wash U, Ms. Klass also serves on the executive board of the Keshet Junior Board, a not-for-profit organization that provides programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and is a member of the Equip for Equality Young Professionals Board. She is also a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Washington University in St. Louis, 2017
    cum laude
  • BS in History & Secondary Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2014
    cum laude