Karen Peterson

Karen Peterson



Karen helps public and private company clients achieve their business goals in corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets activities, and corporate governance.
Prior to law school, Karen worked as a financial analyst in the financial services industry. As an associate in Dorsey’s Corporate group, Karen leverages her accounting background and experience as a certified public accountant (currently inactive) to consider both the financial and legal implications of a corporate transaction.

Education & Admissions

Mitchell Hamline School of Law (J.D., 2021),

  • summa cum laude
  • Dean’s List 2018-2021
  • Mitchell Hamline Law Review Contributing Editor
  • Recipient of Seven CALI “Excellence of the Future” Awards

University of Minnesota (B.S., Accounting, 2014)


  • Minnesota


     Pro Bono 50 Hours 2022   Contributed 50+ Pro Bono Hours in 2021

  • Contributed more than 50 Challenge pro bono hours, 2021-2022

North Star Lawyer

  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2022
Karen Peterson