Kara Thorvaldsen

Kara Thorvaldsen

Partner, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Contact Info

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
260 Franklin St., 14th Fl.
Boston, MA 02110–3112
Tel: (617) 422–5323 
Fax: (617) 423–6917


Ms. Thorvaldsen served on the CGL Reporter Editorial Board in 2014–2017. She focused on property cases.

Ms. Thorvaldsen is a partner in the Boston office of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker, which has offices throughout the United States. Ms. Thorvaldsen specializes in the defense of insurance coverage disputes and complex litigation, including commercial, intellectual property, and professional liability cases and class actions. She also has extensive appellate experience in state and federal court. Ms. Thorvaldsen is a contributing author to a chapter of Insurance Agency Risk Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Avoiding E&O Claims, serves as the vice chair of the Publications Committee of the DRI Intellectual Property Litigation Committee, and has been a speaker on topics including professional liability risk management and class action defense strategies, and civil trial strategies.

Ms. Thorvaldsen is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, U.S. District Courts of Connecticut and Vermont, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits. She is a graduate of SUNY Stony Brook (summa cum laude) and of Tulane Law School (magna cum laude) with a certificate in maritime law.