How to Run an Appellate Practice

Date(s) - 10/29/18
12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

University of Chicago Law School

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Chicago Student Chapter - Federalist Society

How to Run an Appellate Practice

Chicago Student Chapter – Federalist Society

Oct 29 2018  Monday 12:10 p.m.

Allyson Ho is a partner in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she leads the firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law practice group in Texas.

Mrs. Ho is widely regarded as one of the nation’s most respected appellate litigators. In the Chambers ranking of top appellate lawyers nationwide, she is the highest ranked appellate lawyer from Texas in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, as well as one of the top appellate lawyers in America. She has argued and won more business cases before the U.S. Supreme Court than any Texas lawyer.

Among her numerous accolades, Mrs. Ho has been named a “Distinguished Leader” (Texas Lawyer, Sep. 1, 2017) and “Appellate MVP” (Law360, Nov. 23, 2015), and recognized on the “Appellate Hot List” (National Law Journal, Nov. 16, 2015). She has also been profiled in “Litigation Powerhouse” (Law360, Aug. 10, 2016), “Supreme Court Insider” (National Law Journal, July 21, 2016), “Supreme Court Specialists, Mostly Male, Dominated Arguments This Term” (National Law Journal, May 11, 2016), “Lifetime Achievement Awards: Attorney of the Year Finalist” (Texas Lawyer, Nov. 2, 2015), “Litigation Department of the Year” (Texas Lawyer, June 1, 2015), “Employment Group of the Year” (Law360, Jan. 13, 2015), “A Supreme Month: Lawyer Credits Preparedness in Ability to Argue Two U.S. High Court Cases in Three Weeks” (Texas Lawyer, Dec. 8, 2014), “High Court Debuts for Two Lawyers” (National Law Journal, Nov. 3, 2014), “Women in Business Awards” (Dallas Business Journal, Aug 29, 2014), “Litigation Departments of the Year” (Texas Lawyer, June 2, 2014), “Winning Women” (Texas Lawyer, Aug. 22, 2011), and “High court practitioners: increasingly diverse” (National Law Journal, June 6, 2011).