CILC: Karen Thomas - "From the Front Lines, Down Under"_11/4/2015

From the Front Lines, Down Under: An Australian Litigation Lawyer’s Experiences Karen Thomas, Managing Partner, Fisher Jeffries Karen Thomas's areas of legal practice are diverse. With 20 years of experience, Thomas's expertise includes all types of difficult and complex commercial disputes in all Australian jurisdictions. She is a practical, resourceful and tenacious lawyer. Thomas's reputation for achieving excellent results for her clients is built on her keen legal and tactical judgment, backed by strong management skills and commerciality. Thomas is particularly adept at managing the team of multidisciplinary professionals necessary to conduct complex and large scale litigation. Her strong communication and organizational skills complement her creative operating style. As well as conducting a successful legal practice, Thomas is the managing partner of Fisher Jeffries and a key member of the firm's management committee. The management committee is responsible for the effective operation of the firm.