Ms. Villagomez graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law (J.D. 2018), where she worked at the Bluhm Legal Clinic in the International Human Rights Advocacy and Juvenile Justice Criminal Trials and Appeals Clinics. Prior to law school Karen worked as a paralegal at a Chicago based immigration law firm.
Ms. Villagomez served as a law clerk for the Honorable Sunil R. Harjani in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Villagomez was an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the City of Chicago Law Department Torts Division, where she litigated negligence claims.