Karen A. McGuinness

20 Tanner Street, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Tel: 856-428-7600 / Fax: 856-428-8310

Hospital & Health Care / Litigation / Workers Compensation

Karen A. McGuinness is a partner with the firm and concentrates her practice in civil litigation, including commercial and Chancery matters, worker’s compensation, insurance coverage, healthcare law, construction law, contract law, non-profit corporation litigation, class action defense and complex litigation.  Mrs. McGuinness has practiced in New Jersey and Pennsylvania state and federal trial and appellate courts.

While at Temple Law School, Mrs. McGuinness was a quarter finalist in the National Trial Competition, and was the recipient of the Most Promising Civil Litigator Award and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers’ Murray S. Love Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

Mrs. McGuinness has also served as an Instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), the New Jersey Attorney General Trial Advocacy Program, and coached Mock Trial teams at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.

In addition to her practice, Mrs. McGuinness is active in and holds leadership positions in several professional and civic organizations in the South Jersey region and is active in her community and church.  She resides in Haddonfield with her husband and two children.

Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished® Rating


Ithaca College (B.A., 1988)

Temple University Law School (J.D., 1991)


United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

New Jersey


professional affiliations

American Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Camden County Bar Association

Gloucester County Bar Association

National Association of Women Lawyers

American Trial Lawyers Association

Defense Research Institute

Construction Financial Management Association (South Jersey)


Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished® Rating

“Best Attorney – Non-Profit/Charity Law,” South Jersey Biz (2016)

“Business Person of the Year,” Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce (2016)