Carl Seldin Koerner

Carl is a practicing attorney with over thirty years of experience as a business attorney in New York. He has advised clients in business formation, debt and equity financing through public offerings and private placement transactions, various lending transactions including credit securitizations, corporate governance, SEC regulatory compliance, acquisitions, mergers, and sales. Carl has also represented clients in commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation, governmental agency enforcement proceedings and financial distress work out matters. He also has experience in the legal aspects of publishing, musical theater, television and other entertainment industry projects.

Carl has a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the everyday challenges faced by business leaders in such matters as sales and marketing, manufacturing, service delivery, regulatory compliance and customer satisfaction. His experience permits him to express legal issues in a business context enabling executives to make efficient, well informed and effective business decisions. Throughout his career Carl has advised entrepreneurs at the earliest stages of business formation, through proof of concept, expansion and value realization.

Who Controls Your Retirement?

Thurs. Feb. 17 2011 | 10:45 AM,
Discussing whether corporations are responsible for planning your future, with Carl Koerner, White & Williams, and Karen Friedman, Pension Rights Center Policy.

Besides being a principal in KKP, Carl heads the New York business practice of White and Williams LLP, a Philadelphia based firm with eight offices nationally. Carl has also served as director of publicly and privately held companies as well as numerous charitable, religious and civic institutions.

He holds a Bachelor of Science from Union College in chemistry and Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association. Carl has been AV rated by the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system.

Talk 650 AM: Tim Connolly’s Winning Strategies

February 11, 2011
Attorneys Carl Koerner and Wes Christian debate the spiraling costs of litigation and how “David can still fight Goliath” with new litigation finance options available today.


Interview on Winning  Strategies


Carl has been admitted to the Bars of New York, Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York since 1976 and the U.S. Tax Court since 1980.

He served as the Editor-in-Chief of Model Partnership Agreements for New York Law Firms in 1989. From 1987 to 1991 Carl chaired the Committee of Law Office Economics and Management of the New York State Bar Association and from 1984 to 1987 Carl chaired the Subcommittee on Law Firm Administration.

Talk 650 AM: Tim Connolly’s Winning Strategies

December 3, 2010
Carl and attorney Wes Christian appeared on the show to discuss the Securities and Exchange Commission and federal prosecutors’ investigation of possible insider trading by hedge funds and the “expert networks” that provided them with information.