• Stanford Law School (J.D., 2018)
  • Harvard University (B.A., 2012, Economics) magna cum laude
  • Hon. Edward J. Davila, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Hon. Beth L. Freeman, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Hon. Lucy H. Koh, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Hon. Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • California

Karen Ding practices complex commercial litigation, managing all aspects of a case for a wide variety of clients.

During law school, Ms. Ding served as the senior articles editor and member of the board of the Stanford Law Review and worked as a research assistant to Professors Michael Wald, Debbie Mukamal, Michelle M. Mello and David Studdert. She also served as a law student intern to the United States Attorney’s Office in Chicago.

Prior to law school, Ms. Ding was a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, where she handled a number of projects including analyzing global supply chain operations for a Japanese pharmaceutical company, conducting primary consumer research to develop a new pricing strategy for a major global fast-food chain, creating progress tracking metrics for the UN Mission for Emergency Ebola Response, and serving as a project manager for implementation of distributor engagement strategy for a U.S. beer supplier.


Representing Ring (an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary) in class action lawsuits filed against it arising out of alleged hacking of Ring devices.

Represent a major laboratory in a HHS-OIG investigation of billing and compensation practices related to the Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act.

Representing the California Institute of Technology in a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that the Institute defrauded the Department of Energy out of millions of dollars in government funds associated with a renewable energy research program.

Represented Endo Pharmaceuticals in high-profile pharmaceutical litigation both nationwide and in California.