Kara Parker concentrates her litigation practice in the areas of workers’ compensation & labor and employment law, focusing on the interests of employers and insurers.

Before joining F&P, Kara worked primarily in tax, estates & trust law, and planning. She has extensive experience working with institutional clients and individuals in the areas of business succession planning and generational wealth transfer.  She attained a bachelor’s degree in economics from The College of William and Mary in 2007 and was also a member of the Division 1 Women’s Lacrosse team (2003-2007).

In addition to her litigation practice, Kara is a frequent contributor to various F&P webinars and presentations regarding workers’ compensation, employment law, and employer liability for a variety of both regional and national audiences.

A University of Baltimore School of Law graduate, Kara was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 2018. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution, the Bar Association of Baltimore City, and the American Association for Justice.  Kara is also a certified mediator.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Selected to Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Stars for Workers’ Compensation 2023-2024

F&P Blog and Insight Articles

Spring 2024 – Maryland Employers: Are You Paying Too Much for Medical Records and Mileage?

Spring 2022 – Child Support & the WCC – HB650: A Solution Everyone Can Agree On

Winter 2022 – Summary Denial of a Motion to Reopen or Modify Is Not Appealable or Subject to Judicial Review

Fall 2021 – For Whom the Statute of Limitations Tolls?

Summer 2021 – Changes to SIF/UEF Assessments Set to Expire on June 30, 2021

Spring 2021 – D.C. Department of Employment Services Issues 2021 Stakeholder’s Letter Regarding Changes to Administrative Hearings Division (AHD) Procedures due to SARS-COVID-19 Restrictions


Kara is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution, and the American Association for Justice.  She is a former Division 1 student-athlete as well as an award-winning visual artist working primarily in the mediums of pencil, watercolor, and acrylics.

Kara lives in Annapolis, MD, and enjoys spending time outside hiking, biking, and spending time with friends, family, and french bulldog “Taybur.”