Karmen A. Fields, Of Counsel

Karmen is a dedicated and technically skilled attorney with versatile rule of law and intelligence skill sets. Her experience includes senior executive vice-president, general counsel, senior legal adviser, intelligence analyst, counterterrorism and international organized crime subject matter expert, and linguist.

She has specialized in analyzing complex intelligence issues and providing innovative and non-kinetic solutions to the US government with regard to counterterrorism, counter-drug trafficking, smuggling of goods and persons and international organized crime issues affecting US national security. She excels in analyzing international rule of law issues, as well as implementing legal process improvement in post-war and underdeveloped nations effectually assisting US forces in nation-building initiatives.


Loquitius, LLC – Greensboro, NC

Senior Executive VP & General Counsel: 2005-2016

Senior Legal Adviser: 2007-2011

Legal Subject Matter Expert: 2005-2007

MZM, Inc. – Martinsville, VA

Subject Matter Expert: 2005

Senior Team Analyst: 2004-2005

Office of the Senior Special Adviser to SACEUR, Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1999-2004


State University of New York at Buffalo: 1995-1998

  • Juris Doctor

New York University: 1991-1995

  • Bachelors of Arts – Philosophy

Awards & Achievements

  • NATO medal for continuous support to Operation Joint Forge, Bosnia from 1999 to 2004
  • Department of Defense Armed Forces Civilian Service Medal in 2000, for exceptional performance by a civilian in support of the Department of Defense
  • As Special Assistant to the SA, Operation Joint Forge, personally awarded a plaque of appreciation by the United Nations Special Representative to the Secretary General, Jacques Paul Klein


ABA, International Law Section; Committee member: European Committee, Central European Subcommittee, National Security Committee, International Criminal Law Committee, Middle East and Asia Committee


  • Holds current Top Secret Clearance with SCI adjudication
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar in 1999; member in good standing

Why Choose Ryerson & Associates?

  • Global Experience
  • Track Record of Success
  • Access to Global Network
  • Global Due Diligence Team
  • International Turnkey Law Firm
  • Bilingual and Bicultural Lawyers
  • Ability to Bridge Cultural Divides