Karen Turk

Karen F. Turk

Karen F. Turk
+1 617 570 1097

Karen Turk is a partner in the firm's Tax group. Ms. Turk’s practice focuses on the tax aspects of structuring commercial transactions, including real estate and venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and structures to mitigate unrelated business taxable income for tax-exempt and pension investors. Ms. Turk has extensive experience in structuring collective investment vehicles with tax-exempt, domestic and non-US investors, and she routinely advises clients in connection with the formation and operation of investment funds, public and private REITs, and complex joint ventures. Ms. Turk joined Goodwin in 1999 and is a former member of the firm’s Partnership Committee.

Professional Activities

Ms. Turk is a member of the Boston, American and New York State Bar Associations.




New York University School of Law

(cum laude)


Wesleyan University

(with honors)



  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Recognition & Awards

Ms. Turk has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers for her work in Tax Law 2023.

Ms. Turk has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and is recommended by The Legal 500 United States.