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Karen Ho is an Associate in the Litigation Department.

Karen advises clients on a wide range of issues, focusing primarily on complex commercial litigation. She has represented clients from a variety of industries, including real estate, food, and healthcare. She also served as an integral member of a trial team in a landmark victory, securing a $100 million estate tax win in a case recognized as one of the “Top Verdicts of 2012” by the Daily Journal. Her pro bono experience includes asylum, foster care benefits, adoption, unlawful detainer, and international cultural property litigation.

Karen graduated from the University of Southern California, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Anthropology, magna cum laude. Ms. Ho received her Juris Doctor degree from the UCLA School of Law, where she was a managing editor of the UCLA Law Review. The summer after her first year of law school, she worked as a summer law clerk with Public Counsel in their Homelessness Prevention Law Project.


  • UCLA School of Law Dean’s Merit Scholarship

Past Employment

  • Bingham McCutchen LLP, Santa Monica, California, Litigation Associate



  • J.D., University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law
  • B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • California

Affiliations & Memberships

  • UCLA Law Women LEAD (Leadership Empowerment Advancement Distinction), Member
  • Managing Editor, UCLA Law Review