KATY HO represents corporate clients facing government investigations and civil and criminal litigation. She has handled complex matters involving a variety of legal and regulatory issues, including the False Claims Act, government contracts, environmental regulations, antitrust law, products liability, contract disputes, tort litigation and internal investigations. Katy also has a robust pro bono practice in which she has represented asylum petitioners, counseled organizations, worked on impact litigation cases and written an amicus brief.
Prior to joining Sidley, Katy was a judicial extern at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Katy earned her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she was the managing editor of articles of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics and conducted research on complex litigation, with a focus on class action litigation jurisprudence. Prior to law school, Katy was a financial services assurance associate at a Big 4 public accounting firm. Katy earned her B.A. in business economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.