Mark S. Bishop

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contested Estate Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation



Mr. Bishop is a member of the Litigation Practice Group and represents clients in civil trial, alternative dispute resolution, and appellate proceedings, in both state and federal courts. Mr. Bishop is admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois. He is a member of the Trial Bar for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is admitted to practice before the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Mr. Bishop’s practice is largely concentrated in three areas. First, Mr. Bishop represents clients involved in commercial and business litigation including breach of contract matters, business dissolution disputes, and injunction proceedings relating to restrictive covenants and unfair competition. In addition, Mr. Bishop also represents clients in contested estate and trust litigation. Finally, Mr. Bishop also represents individuals and families with wrongful death claims and those who have suffered serious personal injury.

Mr. Bishop has represented a wide variety of clients including individuals, publicly and privately held companies both domestic and foreign, and international clients with business interests located throughout the world. Mr. Bishop has tried cases to favorable verdicts for both plaintiffs and defendants, and, in appropriate cases, has also achieved settlements exceeding $1 Million in favor of clients in both commercial and injury cases.


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: Recipient, Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Publication
    • Honors: Recipient, CALI Award for Academic Excellence
  • University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
    • B.S. - 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Kane County Bar Association, Member
  • DuPage Inn of the American Inns of Court, Member

Published Works

  • "Crossing the Decisional Abyss: An Evaluation of Surrogate Decision-Making Statutes as a Means of Bridging the Gap Between Post-Quinlan Red Tape and the Realization of an Incompetent Patient's Right to Refuse Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment", 7 Elder L. J. 153, 1999