Mary-Jo Rebelo

Mary-Jo Rebelo

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A Director in the Litigation Group, Mary-Jo concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation and employment law. She has represented manufacturers, designers, distributors, retailers, property owners, and Fortune 50 companies in matters involving:

  • Breach of contracts
  • Products liability
  • Insurance coverage, including environmental and toxic tort liability
  • Violations of federal and state securities laws
  • Accountant malpractice
  • Business fraud
  • Directors and officers litigation
  • Injunction actions to enforce restrictive covenants arising out of employment relationships
  • False claims act/Qui Tam
  • Employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge

Mary-Jo was recognized for her professional, moral and ethical integrity and commitment to community service as Woman of the Year by the Women’s Law Association of the Duquesne University School of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. cum laude - 1988
    • Law Review: Duquesne Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • Elms College, Chicopee, Massachusetts
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1985

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2013 - 2018
  • Woman of the Year; Women’s Law Association of the Duquesne University School of Law, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation Fellows Program, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Women Lawyers, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member