Tim Bishop has argued four cases before the Supreme Court of
the United States, has briefed more than 50 cases in that Court, and has briefed
and argued many cases in federal and state courts of appeals and trial courts.
Tim has extensive experience litigating cases in the areas of environmental law
(in which he is top-ranked in Chambers), as well as antitrust, labor,
ERISA, and employment law, and takings and other constitutional issues. He has
also litigated important securities fraud cases in the trial and appellate
courts on behalf of underwriters, broker-dealers and securities issuers, with a
focus on dispositive motions, including class certification. He is co-author of
Supreme Court Practice (9th ed. 2007), and is a frequent author and
speaker on securities and environmental law topics.
Tim is a magna cum laude graduate of Northwestern University School of
Law where he was Articles & Symposium Editor of the Northwestern University
Law Review and a Wigmore Scholar. He received undergraduate and graduate law
degrees from Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, in England, with first
class honors. After law school, Tim clerked for Judge James Oakes in the United
States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for Justice William Brennan
in the United States Supreme Court.