Kara Grimes is exceptionally experienced as the head of Sumner Schick’s Transactional Law division. Ms. Grimes also has extensive experience in the area of Complex Business Litigation and is well-versed in a wide range of commercial industry verticals.
Ms. Grimes has 17 years of experience representing businesses and individuals in a wide range of complex commercial matters with a focus on information technology. Clients consistently recognize and appreciate Ms. Grimes’ keen ability to ensure that transactions are complete, thorough, enforceable, and optimal for her clients. Her litigation background gives her a unique perspective and distinct advantage in drafting and negotiating agreements and providing general counsel advice in transactional matters. Her comprehensive knowledge of the IT, financial services, and real estate industries is instrumental in guiding clients through the applicable legal and regulatory frameworks, and she provides expert advice to help navigate unique challenges within the digital business landscape.
Ms. Grimes has also represented lenders, financial institutions, real estate investment trusts, and other businesses and individuals in a wide array of disputes in both state and federal courts involving:
- Loan enforcement and collection
- Multi-family housing projects
- Lender-liability claims
- Real estate and landlord/tenant matters
She has both undergraduate and master’s degrees in business and worked in the business world prior to attending law school. Ms. Grimes' background and experience in business provide her with valuable insight into her clients’ operations, needs, and challenges, and her unwavering commitment to exceeding client expectations makes her an integral part of Sumner Schick.