Christy B. Bishop

Christy B. Bishop

Thompson & Bishop
946 Kenmore Blvd.
Akron, OH 44314

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About Me

Christy B. Bishop practices exclusively in employment law. Christy is an OSBA-certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist, was named in Marquis Who's Who in American Law since 2008 through the present; Marquis Who's Who in America, since 2008 through the present; Marquis Who's Who in the World, since 2009 through the present, and is an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011.
Christy is a member of the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court since 2006, was admitted to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2003, and admitted to practice in state Ohio courts (other federal courts around the country on a pro hac vice basis). Christy has served on the amicus committee of the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association since 2005, has written amicus briefs at the U.S. Supreme Court, and is currently involved in multi-plaintiff and employment cases and/or class actions in Florida, Texas, Ohio, and Connecticut. She is a partner in the Akron firm of Thompson & Bishop.

Thompson & Bishop recently successfully re-opened a 38-year-old consent decree in Jacksonville, FL, in one of their class action cases, currently undergoing a large mediation. They have represented numerous public and private employers, particularly firefighters in complex litigation, and have won several multi-million dollar discrimination and harassment verdicts in federal and state courts.

The Ohio-based firm represents both disparate-impact and disparate treatment discrimination and harassment cases (race -- both black and white -- sex, disability, age, retaliation, and retaliatory harassment) nationwide and in Ohio.