Karin Corbett is a business attorney and litigator who effectively prevents, resolves and litigates legal disputes for businesses and individuals alike in a variety of industries; but her focus is primarily in the construction & real estate and equine industries.
As a construction and real estate attorney, Ms. Corbett negotiates contracts, analyzes and advises clients on all types of business matters, litigates contract claims including:
- mechanic’s lien claims;
- claims arising from construction related statutes;
- insurance and bad faith claims;
- title disputes;
- surety bonds;
- construction site accidents;
- land use matters;
- municipal law matters;
- residential and commercial leases;
- property management; and
- other claims arising in the construction industry.
Ms. Corbett also handles regulatory matters involving licensing issues, OSHA inspections and violations, fair housing claims and more. Ms. Corbett is also actively involved in various trade associations including the Metal Building Contractor and Erectors Association, where she serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter, and the Associated Builders and Contractors Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, where she serves on the steering committee of the Young Professionals Committee and is active in the Legislative Committee.
Ms. Corbett is also an accomplished hunter-jumper equestrian who has used her in-depth knowledge and experience in the equine industry to develop a unique niche practice in Equine Law. As one of the few experienced equine attorneys with a highly competitive riding background, Ms. Corbett understands the needs of those she represents including professional equestrians, Olympians, horse owners, products companies, veterinarians and other equine businesses in all aspects of their corporate, personal and litigation matters. Her experience in and passion for the equine industry offers clients an integrated approach to the legal and equine worlds that enhances clarity and efficiency.
While Ms. Corbett’s experience is well rounded, it is heavily focused in all aspects of litigation, including pre-litigation analysis and commencement of an action, through discovery, motion practice, trial, post-trial motions, appellate practice and, importantly, the enforcement of judgments obtained. Ms. Corbett uses insight gained through her litigation experience outside of the court room to help clients prevent problems that lead to litigation by negotiating better contracts, understanding the applicable law in their industry and advising clients as conflicts arise or are anticipated.
Additional Practice Area: Equine Law
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Construction Litigation and Real Estate Litigation, 2021