Karen Ripley is Chief Legal Officer for MillerCoors. She is responsible for partnering with the business to develop practical and lawful solutions to key issues while considering business interests and legal constraints or risks.
Most recently, Karen was Vice President—Deputy General Counsel of Miller Brewing Company. Appointed to that position in August 2005, she managed legal issues related to sales, operations, compliance and staff functions. She also handled administration of Miller’s legal department.
Karen began her legal career at Miller in 1990. From September 2003 to July 2005, she was a member of the Philip Morris USA law department before returning to Miller.
Karen earned both a bachelor’s degree with honors and a law degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin –Madison. She is a member of the Wisconsin and Illinois Bar Associations.