Karen M. LaFond is Commercial Finance Attorney. She is a member of the firm’s Transactional Group, concentrating her practice in commercial lending, commercial real estate, and corporate law. She represents regional and national lenders and borrowers in all aspects of commercial finance transactions, including mortgage financing, asset and equipment-based lending, commercial and industrial loans. Additionally, Ms. LaFond represents clients in matters involving bond financing, U.S. Small Business Administration debenture financing, tax credit financing and private equity.
Ms. LaFond’s practice encompasses commercial and residential real estate matters ranging from acquisitions, sales, conveyancing, leasing and financing of real property. She represents a variety of corporate clients from small business owners to international businesses on matters including formation, governance, asset sales, stock sales, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. LaFond earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire. She graduated from Suffolk University Law School and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.
Education & Certifications
- Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
- University of New Hampshire
Ms. LaFond is a member of the Worcester County Bar Association and Massachusetts Bar Association. She was named a Rising Star by Massachusetts Super Lawyers and was named among the top Massachusetts lawyers by both Boston Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine. Additionally, Ms. LaFond is a trustee for Worcester State University.
Significant Representation and Achievements
- Cited as one of the top Massachusetts lawyers by both Boston and Law & Politics