Associé

Timothy S. Bishop

Antitrust & Competition, Securities Litigation & Enforcement, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

"...'unparalleled in the appellate area of environmental law' and in the words of one commentator 'is the man to take with you if you're going to the highest court in the land.'"

"... ‘the foremost appellate environmental litigator in the United States,’ say market sources,” with “particular expertise in clean water and clean air matters."
Chambers USA

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An experienced appellate lawyer, Tim Bishop has argued eight cases and briefed more than 80 before the US Supreme Court, and has successfully handled dozens of appeals in federal and state appellate courts. He also represents clients in dispositive dismissal, summary judgment, and class certification motions in federal and state trial courts. Tim is co-author of the standard treatise on litigation before the U.S. Supreme Court, Supreme Court Practice (11th ed. 2019), a contributor to Federal Appellate Practice (3d ed. 2018), and a prolific author and speaker in the areas of appellate practice, environmental law, and securities law.

Expérience

Notable cases before the United States Supreme Court include:

  • National Pork Producers Council & American Farm Bureau Federation v. Ross, No. 21-468 (U.S. Sup. Ct., argued Oct. 2022): lead counsel in district court, Ninth Circuit, and Supreme Court—obtained certiorari over California’s opposition, in a case designed from its initiation to reach the Supreme Court—whether the dormant Commerce Clause permits California to use a pork sales ban to impose its preferred sow-housing methods on farmers nationwide.

Distinctions

  • "The attorney enviros hate to see at the Supreme Court," Jeremy Jacobs, Greenwire, February 2014 (profile)
  • Band 1 ranked in Environmental: "Bishop is the foremost appellate environmental litigator in the United States." - Chambers USA 2015
  • Band 1 ranked in Environmental: "brilliant" and the "best in the field" - Chambers USA 2018

Formation

  • Northwestern University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude
    Articles Editor, Northwestern University Law Review; Order of the Coif; John Henry Wigmore Scholar
  • University of Oxford, Corpus Christi College, Diploma in Law
  • University of Oxford, Corpus Christi College, MA
  • University of Oxford, Corpus Christi College, BA, Law with First Class Honors

Inscription au Barreau

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois

Courts

  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Court of Federal Claims
  • US Tax Court
  • US District Court for the District of Colorado
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Engagement professionnel et communautaire

  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Adjunct Professor: University of Chicago Law School, 1990–1991; Northwestern University School of Law, 1981–1983, 1993–1996; Illinois Institute of Technology–Chicago Kent Law School, 1989–1991
  • Guest lecturer at Georgetown University Law Center, Harvard Law School, and Vermont Law School
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