April 17, 2023

Michele Mulrooney, partner and Chair of Willkie’s Private Clients Group in Los Angeles, and Karen Lorang, partner in the Real Estate Department in Los Angeles, have been profiled as “2023 Women of Influence” by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Those selected to this list are recognized for exceptional legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of responsibility, exemplary leadership as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards, and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large. 

Michele’s profile notes that she is a leading trusts and estates lawyer with over 30 years of experience representing high-net-worth families and individuals, including actors, directors, writers, producers, artists, sports figures, business owners and executives, and real estate investors, both domestically and internationally. She has substantial experience in all aspects of sophisticated estate planning, and her experience and insight into the unique legal needs facing individuals in the entertainment industry have led her to develop a broader service offering for her clients. 

Karen’s profile includes that she has built a notable practice representing investors and developers in connection with complex real estate developments. Her transactional practice includes purchase and sale, finance, leasing, land use and environmental issues. The broad scope of her experience allows her to assist with the full lifecycle of a real estate asset. Her work includes international, national and local representation of a wide range of institutional investors, private equity firms, developers, multinational corporations, REITs, investment banks, foundations, nonprofits and individual entrepreneurs. 

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