A current third-year J.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Karis is currently based in Philadelphia and is well on her way to becoming an employment lawyer. After graduation, she will start as an associate at Latham & Watkins.
While in law school, Karis worked at Console Mattiacci Law, the EEOC, and Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity. Before enrolling at Penn Law, Karis was a Fulbright Grantee based in Malaysia. She earned her B.A. in English and Cinema & Media Studies summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Her writing frequently appears in PopSugar and The Regulatory Review. In her free time, Karis is a professional singer and songwriter working on her artist project. Follow her on Instagram @karisleemusic.
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