Rodgers, Karen L.

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RODGERSWEB

Karen L. Rodgers

Partner/Director

krodgers@garfunkelwild.com

111 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
P: 516-393-2568

PRACTICE
Finance and Real Estate

EDUCATION
Hofstra University School of Law
(J.D., 1999)
Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
Binghamton University
(B.A., Philosophy, with honors, 1996)

BAR ADMISSIONS
New York

COURT ADMISSIONS
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division

HONORS AND AWARDS
New York Real Estate Journal, Year in Review Spotlight 2018 (Dec 2018)
New York Real Estate Journal, Annual Women in Real Estate Spotlight (Fall 2018)
New York Real Estate Journal, Annual Women in Real Estate Spotlight (June 2 - July 4, 2016)
Who's Who in Commercial & Residential Real Estate Law, Long Island Business News (December 14, 2012)
"2011 Year in Review," New York Real Estate Journal (January 2012)
New York Real Estate Journal, 9th Annual Women in Real Estate Spotlight (February 8 - 21, 2011)
Who's Who in Commercial & Residential Real Estate Law, Long Island Business News (December 2008)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Health Lawyers Association

Karen L. Rodgers is a Partner/Director at Garfunkel Wild, P.C. and is a member of the firm’s Finance and Real Estate Practice Group.

Since joining the firm in 2002, Ms. Rodgers has represented institutional for profit and not-for-profit clients in connection with a broad range of commercial real estate matters.

Ms. Rodgers has significant experience representing healthcare institutions and practitioners, skilled nursing and senior living operators, Article 28 facilities, and developers in the acquisition and disposition of real property with a specialized focus on multi-state portfolio acquisition and disposition of skilled nursing and senior living assets. Ms. Rodgers also represents landlords and tenants in triple net ground leasing, commercial office and retail leasing, land use, and site development. She also has significant experience representing both lenders and borrowers in connection with all title, zoning and real property aspects of mortgage backed commercial financing.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Rodgers worked in the commercial real estate department of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York City office, where the focus of her practice was representing "big box" retailers in connection with the acquisition, leasing, and development of free-standing retail locations and anchor locations in multi-tenanted shopping centers.

Ms. Rodgers received her B.A. from Binghamton University in 1996, with a dual major in the areas of Philosophy, Politics and Law and Historical Philosophy. She received her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1999 where she served as an Editor of Notes and Comments for the Hofstra Law Review.

Publications

  • Health Care Regulatory Compliance for Landlords, Tenant, New York Law Journal (June 29, 2015)
  • Property Considerations for Health Care and Not-for-Profit Entities, New York Law Journal (August 12, 2013)
  • When Not-For-Profits Buy or Sell Real Estate, New York Law Journal (August 13, 2007)