Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics in the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

Karen E. Woody is an assistant professor of Business Law and Ethics at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. Prior to joining the Kelley faculty, she practiced law in Washington, D.C. at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. In her practice, she advised corporate and individual clients on issues related to white collar crime and compliance issues, with a particular focus on international corruption, securities and accounting fraud, and internal corporate investigations. Woody received her LL.M. with distinction (Securities and Financial Regulation) from Georgetown University Law Center. She received her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law, where she served on the American University Law Review. She also has a graduate degree in theology from Regent College (Vancouver, B.C.), and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.


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    Assistant Professor of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington