Karin K. Sherr

Karin K. Sherr
Karin Sherr
Vice President and General Counsel
Phone: (619) 961-4240

Karin Sherr joined Thomas Jefferson School of Law as its General Counsel in 2013. Prior to coming to TJSL, Ms. Sherr worked in private practice representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court. She has assisted employers with claims ranging from administrative charges and single plaintiff lawsuits to large wage and hour class actions.

Ms. Sherr earned a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish, and a M.S. in Family and Child Studies from Miami University. She attended law school at Washington & Lee University School of Law. After graduating from law school, Ms. Sherr clerked for Judge William McCurine (Ret.) of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law faculty is highly prolific in the field of legal scholarship and our professors are in demand as speakers and panelists at legal events in the U.S. and abroad.


General Counsel and Alumni Honored by San Diego Business Journal

May 22, 2015

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s General Counsel Karin Sherr is being honored by the San Diego Business Journal.

The San Diego Business...

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