Karma M. Giulianelli is a Partner at Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott in Denver. Prior to joining Bartlit Beck, she was a trial lawyer in the Honors Program at the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. While at the Antitrust Division, she worked on both criminal and civil antitrust matters, including merger and non-merger matters. Ms. Giulianelli was a member of the team investigating Microsoft's Internet-related conduct in 1996. After participating in the October 1997 case against Microsoft alleging violations of the Consent Decree, she continued as a member of the trial team in United States v. Microsoft, which was filed in May 1998.
At Bartlit Beck, her representations have included the Canadian government in a case involving civil RICO claims against R.J. Reynolds; Micron Technology in Micron v. Rambus; I.E. DuPont de Nemours & Company in products liability litigation; and Tyco International Ltd. in securities litigation. Ms. Giulianelli, along with her partners Phil Beck and Jason Peltz, won a complete defense verdict for DuPont in a case involving a claim to $172 million in compensatory damages and an undisclosed amount of punitive damages. The complete defense verdict came after a two and a half month jury trial in Florida state court. Ms. Giulianelli also regularly provides antitrust counseling for various clients.
Ms. Giulianelli graduated Order of the Coif and magna cum laude from Stanford Law School in 1996, having served as a Notes Editor on the Stanford Law Review and Vice President of the Kirkwood Moot Court Board. She received her B.S. degree magna cum laude from Santa Clara University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.