Karen P. Fernbach was appointed Regional Director of the Manhattan Regional Office (Region 2) in 2011. Ms. Fernbach began her career with the NLRB in 1977 as a Field Attorney in the Manhattan office. She remained in this position until she was appointed Supervisory Attorney in 1985, and Regional Attorney in 1998, in the Manhattan Office.
Ms. Fernbach received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany in 1973 and her J.D. degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 1977.