Hope A. Comisky

Hope A. Comisky

General Counsel

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4847    Fax: 215.981.4750


Hope A. Comisky is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton LLP. Ms. Comisky serves as General Counsel for the firm and chairs its Professional Responsibility Committee. In these roles, she provides ethics advice and handling all risk management functions. She also leads the firm’s efforts to reduce risk by establishing policies and procedures relating to conflicts, confidentiality and related issues.

Ms. Comisky also co-chairs the firm’s Information Governance Committee which oversees the implementation of the firm’s records management policy.  It also sets policies and procedures on maintaining confidential communications utilizing secure technologies.

Ms. Comisky has served as an expert witness in legal professional negligence cases.

Ms. Comisky is a frequent lecturer on professional responsibility topics. She also has published several articles in this filed, most recently in the Spring 2017 issue of The Professional Lawyer, the publication of the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility.


  • 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

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