Karl C. Riehl is the Director of Practice Management at Epstein Becker Green. In this role, Karl manages the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management and Business Litigation practices. Included in his responsibilities are practice operations, the administration and oversight of all associate development programs as well as all aspects of the firm’s recruiting efforts and summer program. Karl is co-chair of the EBG LGBTQ+ Outreach Group and a member of the National Diversity & Professional Development Committee. Prior to joining EBG, Karl worked in professional development and recruiting at Patton Boggs and Dewey & Leboeuf. Karl also worked in the Career Services & Admissions offices at Seton Hall University School of Law and was an adjunct professor at the undergraduate campus.
Karl is currently on the Board of Directors for NALP and has been a frequent speaker at NALP conferences most recently presenting the recruitment foundations course at the NALP Newer Professionals Forum. Karl has also been on the Board for LeGaL, the LGBT Bar Association & Foundation of Greater New York for the past ten years including serving as its President and Treasurer. LeGaL is one of the first bar associations of the LGBT legal community in the country and remains one of the largest and most active. Additionally, he served on the Board of Advisors for the New Jersey Law & Education Empowerment Project (NJ LEEP) and was on The Essex County (NJ) LGBTQ Advisory Committee. Karl is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law and Susquehanna University and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by HRCI. Karl has over 20 years of experience in legal recruitment, professional development & training, practice development and diversity and inclusion programming.