Karina G. Puttieva is an Associate at Cohen Milstein and a member of the firm’s Consumer Protection practice. Ms. Puttieva’s practice focuses on litigating class actions on behalf of consumers who have been misled, deceived or harmed by large corporations.

Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Ms. Puttieva was a litigation associate at a highly regarded national defense firm, where she focused on consumer data privacy issues, government investigations and criminal litigation, and civil litigation in the areas of antitrust, consumer fraud, and the misappropriation of intellectual property. 

Ms. Puttieva earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from Haverford College. She received her J.D. from University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she was the Submissions Editor and Associate Editor of the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law.

While attending law school, Ms. Puttieva was a judicial extern for the Honorable Christina A. Snyder of United States District Court for the Central District of California and was a law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California.

Prior to law school, Ms. Puttieva worked as a victim/witness coordinator at the Family Violence/Sexual Assault Unit of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Puttieva is admitted only in California. She has applied for admission to the District of Columbia Bar and is currently working under the close supervision of the partners of the firm who are admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.