Overview

Lydia Ho is an associate in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, international arbitrations and government investigations. Lydia’s experience includes representing pharmaceutical companies in nationwide product liability suits, securitization trustees in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) matters, and multinational corporations in federal securities actions and internal investigations. Lydia is also committed to providing pro bono services; she has represented veterans in pursuing service-connected benefits and non-profit organizations in contract disputes.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Lydia received her law degree cum laude from Fordham University Law School, where she was a member of the Urban Law Journal and a legal writing teaching assistant in the LLM program. She received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Berkeley with a major in Legal Studies and a minor in City and Regional Planning. 

Spoken Languages

  • Mandarin
  • English

Experience

  • Represented a Swiss multinational company in a two-week arbitration hearing in London under the ICC Rules of Arbitration. Obtained the right to terminate a license agreement 13 years before the expiration date and successfully defended against a $71 million counterclaim. 
  • Defended a brand-name pharmaceutical company against failure to warn, fraud and misrepresentation claims in product liability cases across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Represented a data-management software company in a complex federal securities class action litigation.
  • Successfully represented a veteran in obtaining service-connected benefits before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals.
  • Representing securitization trustees in RMBS litigations across the United States.

Education

University of California, Berkeley, BA

Fordham University School of Law, JD, cum laude
Fordham Urban Law Journal

Admissions

  • New York