Ivory L. Bishop Jr.

Associate

New York
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Overview

Ivory L. Bishop Jr. concentrates his practice on white collar criminal and civil enforcement actions, securities and governance, and complex commercial litigation.

Ivory combines strong writing skills with a background in public speaking to distill otherwise complex matters and create compelling and persuasive legal narratives in briefing and court arguments. His knack for learning the unique business and legal challenges facing his clients has proven beneficial in facilitating favorable outcomes in a range of criminal and civil matters, including advising clients subject to investigations and subpoenas from committees in both Houses of the United States Congress.

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  • Represented clients in white-collar criminal proceedings and parallel criminal and civil enforcement proceedings.
  • Advised clients in response to subpoenas from the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, and the Senate Special Committee on Aging, as well as leading up to hearings before both committees.
  • Represented client facing SEC investigation and criminal indictment by Attorneys General offices. Conducted internal investigation work regarding FCPA and money laundering.
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Experience

  • Represented clients in white-collar criminal proceedings and parallel criminal and civil enforcement proceedings.
  • Advised clients in response to subpoenas from the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, and the Senate Special Committee on Aging, as well as leading up to hearings before both committees.
  • Represented client facing SEC investigation and criminal indictment by Attorneys General offices. Conducted internal investigation work regarding FCPA and money laundering.
  • Represented hedge fund facing SEC investigation where fund's manager was facing criminal securities fraud charges.
  • Represented clients in multi-district litigation in large products liability matters, and multi-district arbitration for large tobacco manufacturers.
  • Represented individual subject to criminal antitrust investigation in preparation for congressional hearing. Prepared client for hearing and advised on best practices for testifying without incriminating or implicating himself or his company in the antitrust matter.

Recognitions and Memberships

Community

  • Holding Out Hope Church (2014 to 2017)
    • Minister
    • Director of Children's Ministry

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Theodore McKee, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit: Law Clerk (2017 to 2018)
  • The Honorable Sterling Johnson Jr., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York: Law Clerk (2017)
  • Associate at leading New York law firm (2015 to 2017)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Education

  • J.D., Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, 2015, cum laude; Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Managing Editor of Articles; Business Law Honors Program; Black Law Students Association; Christian Legal Society, President; New York City Bar Association, Diversity Fellow
  • B.P.S., Five Towns College, 2012

Blog

In The Blogs

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Antitrust Advocate
Can ‘Hijacking' a Single Cryptocurrency Network Violate Antitrust Laws?
By Ivory L. Bishop Jr.
February 19, 2020
On Jan. 28, a federal judge in Florida dismissed without prejudice the nation’s first antitrust suit involving cryptocurrency. The plaintiff, United American Corporation Inc., (UAC), alleged that five entities and six individuals conspired...
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