Hope A. Comisky

Hope A. Comisky

General Counsel

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4847    Fax: 215.981.4750



American Bar Association

Member, Center for Professional Responsibility, 2008 - present
Member, Section of Litigation, Ethics and Professionalism Committee, 2013 - present

Anti-Defamation League of Eastern Pennsylvania/Southern New Jersey/Delaware

2010 - present, Member, Board of Directors; Board Executive Vice Chair, 2019 - present; Board Vice Chair, 2013 - 2019; Member, Nominating Committee, 2011 - present; Member, Executive Committee, 2011 - present

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL)

Member, 2007 - present

Center for Literacy

Member, Board of Trustees, 1996 - 2015; Chair, Board of Trustees, 2006-09

Federation Early Learning Services (previously Federation Day Care Services)

Board Member, 2003-10; Member, Executive Committee, 2009-10

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member, Task Force to Examine Code of Judicial Conduct, 2012-13
Member, Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility, 2007 - present (by appointment only)
Member of Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (educational arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association), 2007-10

Philadelphia Bar Association

Member, Professional Guidance Committee, 2007 - present; Committee Co-Chair, 2008-10, 2014-15
Member, Professional Responsibility Committee, 2007 - present; Committee Co-Chair, 2009-12

Philadelphia Futures

Board Member, 2009-10

Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates

Board Member, 2015 - present

The Philadelphia School

Member, Board of Trustees, 1989 - 2004, 2007-10; President, Board of Trustees, 2001-03

Women's Law Project

Member, Board of Directors, 1998 - 2004


Best Lawyers

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2015. Named by Best Lawyers as Philadelphia Labor and Employment Law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2017.

Super Lawyers

Selected for inclusion on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list every year since its inception


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • B.A., Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Hon. Joseph L. McGlynn, Jr.: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Practice Areas

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