Karen Mohr is a skilled practitioner in the financial and technology service sectors with over 20 years of experience as an in-house attorney at financial services firms.  Prior to joining SRD Legal Group, Karen was one of the founding members of Pico Quantitative Trading, a registered broker-dealer and financial technology services company, where she served as both General Counsel and a Director on the Board of Directors, and was responsible for all legal and compliance functions globally, including building and managing a team of attorneys and compliance professionals; expanding the firm throughout North America, Europe and Asia; and developing and growing Pico’s product offerings. Prior to Pico, Karen served for 14 years as regulatory and commercial counsel at several global financial institutions, with a concentration in electronic trading products and services.

Bar Admissions
New York

Employment History
General Counsel/Board of Directors, Pico Quantitative Trading LLC

Senior Counsel Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated

Director/Associate General Counsel, Knight Capital Group, Inc.

1st Vice President/Senior Associate General Counsel, Instinet Corporation

Professional & Civic Associations: Current Activities
Member, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association – Compliance & Legal Society
Member, American Bar Association 
Member, Fordham Law Women’s Networking Group

Member, Westfield High School Marching Band Parent Association/Hospitality Committee
Former SEC/FINRA registered representative with Series7 & 63 licenses

J.D., Fordham University School of Law
B.S., Fordham College