Karen Milton

Karen Greve Milton, a seasoned attorney and Senior Consultant at Danosky & Associates, LLC, boasts over 25 years of executive management expertise in revitalizing and restructuring local, state, and federal agencies, with a focus on governance, compliance, and policy. Notably, she served as the longest-tenured Circuit Executive of the Second Circuit for twenty-one years, overseeing thirteen federal courts in New York, Connecticut, and Vermont. In this role, Karen was the chief executive officer responsible for all non-judicial decision-making aspects, such as finance, procurement, HR, IT, cybersecurity, facilities management, and more.
Karen's diverse career also includes roles such as Executive Deputy Inspector General and Chief of Staff in the Office of the MTA Inspector General, the first Director of the Citibar Center for Continuing Legal Education, and General Counsel to the New York State Temporary Commission on Investigation. She began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Office of the late Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney for New York County.
Actively engaged in civic education and nonprofit work, Karen serves on the Board of Directors for Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, as well as the Center for Civic Education and has been its Treasurer since October 2021. She is a former President of the New York Women’s Bar Association, a Director of its Foundation, and a member of various bar associations and councils. Beyond her professional pursuits, Karen dedicates her time to community-based nonprofits, church choirs, and alumni organizations.
Karen holds a B.A. (cum laude) from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve School of Law, where she served as a Law Review Editor. Her commitment to ongoing professional development is evident through her graduation from The Support Center's Interim Executive Director Training Program in Manhattan.