Karen K. Wolter

Karen Wolter Karen K. Wolter
T:  704.778.1146
F:  704-896-9442

Practice Areas
Pre-Litigation Dispute Resolution
Corporate Governance
Non-profit Corporations
Risk Management

Karen practices primarily in the areas of dispute resolution, corporate governance and risk management.  She has experience in education law, negotiation of executive compensation packages, commercial litigation, non-profit organizations and municipal code enforcement.   Prior to joining Bringewatt & Snover in 2011, Karen practiced with Alston and Bird in Atlanta and Smith Helms Mulliss & Moore L.L.P. in Charlotte, NC.

Representative Matters

  • Assisted in the creative and orderly dissolution of several professional partnerships and limited liability corporations in order to ameliorate discord amongst parties and to avoid litigation.
  • Represented independent schools in all aspects of risk management, non-profit corporate governance and dispute resolution.
  • Represented health care company in dispute with the government.
  • Represented executives of national health care companies in negotiations of executive compensation packages.
  • General litigation.


  • North Carolina
  • Georgia – Inactive


  • Georgia State University College of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 1993
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, BBA, 1988

Civic and Professional Memberships

  • Member, Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Board of Directors 2002 to Present, Chairman 2007 to April, 2012, Davidson Day School
  • Volunteer, Legal Aid of North Carolina


Karen lives in Cornelius with her husband and three children.