PITTSBURGH, PA –Jeanette H. Ho and John A. Schwab of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP will present at the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Bench-Bar Conference on June 20, 2014 in Seven Springs, PA.
Mr. Schwab will moderate the panel “ADR & Settlement in Federal Court.” Ms. Ho will be part of the panel presentation. The presentation will discuss the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Western District’s Pro Se/Pro Bono ADR program, and mediation from the perspectives of the Bench, in-house counsel, and the mediator.
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. 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 Superior Court of Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. After graduation from law school, Ms. Ho served as Motions Attorney to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Ms. Ho received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
John A. Schwab is a senior associate in the White Collar Criminal Defense and the Commercial Litigation practice groups of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti and is based in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He is also co-chair of the firm’s Cyber Liability and Technology Law practice group. Mr. Schwab is an experienced litigator, having represented various individuals, government officials, health care practitioners, and corporate executives and officers in matters investigated by the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He has defended clients in investigations and cases involving alleged violations of federal and state laws, including mail fraud, bank fraud, internal revenue fraud, procurement fraud, health care fraud, and conspiracy. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schwab served in the United States Marine Corps as the Chief Defense Trial Attorney for the Defense Office at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.