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Christy B. Bishop

Christy B. Bishop

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Appeals, Wrongful Termination

Christy Bishop

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    12 years
  2. Discrimination: 30%
    24 years
  3. Sexual Harassment: 13%
    24 years
  4. Appeals: 5%
  5. Wrongful Termination: 2%
    12 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Neil Scott Rubin

    I endorse this lawyer. She has a tremendous intellectual capacity for case law analysis as well as much practical experience for litigating for workers' rights. She makes a great team with her husband, Dennis Thompson.

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    Neil Rubin Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bruce B. Elfvin

    I endorse this lawyer. Christy is a tenacious advocate for her clients. She is a thorough researcher. Her written work is always top quality.

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    Bruce Elfvin Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Thompson & Bishop

946 Kenmore Boulevard
Akron, OH, 44314-2148

Thompson & Bishop

946 Kenmore Boulevard
Village of Kenmore
Akron, OH, 44314-2148

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive200304/21/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Christy B. Bishop, recipientMarquis Who's Who in American Law2011
Christy B. BishopMarquis Who's Who in the World2011
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2011
Certified Specialist - Labor and Employment LawOhio State Bar Association2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Akron Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Ohio Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Akron Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Civil Liberties UnionMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Jordan v. City of Cleveland, 464 F.3d 584 (6th Cir. Ohio 2006)First jury verdict, $350,000; additional jury verdict, $1.5 million, plus attorney fees.
Howe v. City of Akron, united States District Court, No. 5:06 CV 2779 (2008)Jury verdict of $1.9 million; favorable findings of fact and conclusions of law on liability by trial judge
Clay, et al v. UPS, 501 F.3d 695 (6th Cir. Ohio 2007), Trial: October 2008Jury verdict of $750,000 -- $250,000 in compensatory damages, $500,000 in punitive damages

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of AkronCommunicationMA - Masters1991
University of AkronRhetoricMA - Masters1991
University of AkronCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
University of AkronArgumentBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor, cum laudeN/A