Karen S. Varney

Senior Associate She/Her


Karen Varney defends employers, insurers, and third party claims administrators regarding Oregon workers’ compensation matters.  She has been defending Oregon employers since 2001, and started with Reinisch Wilson PC in 2014.

Workers’ compensation law is never stagnant or simple. My goal is to provide concise, cost-effective, prompt and up-to-date legal analysis to my clients. I believe a successful defense requires taking the time to understand the unique nuances of each claim and being readily accessible to address the concerns of clients. Such an approach determines whether the most favorable outcome for the client will be achieved through aggressive litigation or a carefully considered settlement.

  • Oregon Women Lawyers
  • Oregon State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section
  • “Case Law Updates” co-presented at Oregon Claims School, May 8, 2024.