Jeanette H. Ho

Jeanette H. Ho is a partner in the Litigation, Employment & Labor, Qui Tam and Professional Liability Practice Groups of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP.

After graduation from law school, Ms. Ho served as Motions Attorney to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Ms. Ho's practice concentrates in the area of general litigation with emphasis on civil rights, particularly Section 1983; municipal liability; negligence; and insurance coverage interpretation and litigation including bad faith actions involving insurance companies. Ms. Ho has also argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Ho is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Editorial Committee and Minority Bar Committee. Ms. Ho is a sustaining Fellow of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation and a past member of the Federal Court Section Council of the Allegheny County Bar Association. Ms. Ho is a past member of the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners and a past co-vice chair of the Minority Bar Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Ms. Ho is currently the Chair of the Third Circuit Lawyer's Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania's Local Rules Advisory Committee. Ms. Ho has been appointed to Pennsylvania's Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial, and Ethic Fairness.

Ms. Ho has given presentations regarding Section 1983; interlocutory appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; motions practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; employment discrimination issues relating to public employers; retaliation claims involving whistleblowers, and bad faith law in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.