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Representative Matters

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented the owners of an oilfield services company in the sale of all of their equity interests to a large oil and gas engineering firm.
  • Represented the owners of commercial lubricants wholesaler in the sale of all of their equity interests to a petroleum wholesaler.
  • Represented publicly-traded telecommunications company in acquisition of publicly-traded competitor for $22.4 billion in stock and assumed debt.
  • Represented the owners of an energy investment boutique in the sale of all of their equity interests to a publicly-traded diversified global financial services holding company.
  • Represented data center and managed services provider in the acquisition of an unincorporated division of a publicly-traded information technology company.
  • Represented publicly-traded health services company in roll-up acquisitions of numerous private home health and hospice services businesses.
  • Represented privately-held oilfield services company in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of an oilfield inspection and rental tool company.
  • Represented European company in the acquisition of a maritime charts and publications company.
  • Represented privately-held group of ship chandlery companies in the sale of all of their common stock to a European-based strategic buyer.

Emerging Companies

  • Represented green tech company in connection with multiple equity issuances, raising in excess of $30 million.
  • Represented power management provider in various equity and debt issuances.
  • Represented consumer products company in various equity issuances.
  • Represented network of angel investors in various equity and debt investments.
  • Serve as outside general counsel to several emerging companies. 

Securities Transactions

  • Represented publicly-traded telecommunications company in multiple public debt offerings for an approximate total of $8 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes.
  • Represented publicly-traded telecommunications company in multiple tender offers for an approximate total of $2 billion aggregate principal amount of outstanding senior notes.
  • Represented publicly-traded shipping company in multiple public preferred stock offerings for an approximate total of $56 million.
  • Represented publicly-traded pharmaceutical industry company in $25 million at-the-market common stock offering.

Joint Ventures

  • Represented publicly-traded mining company in the formation and maintenance of Indonesian joint venture.
  • Represented data center and managed services provider in the formation of Hong Kong joint venture.

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional and Civic Activities

Mr. Bishop is a member of the American and Louisiana State Bar Associations.  He is Chair of the New Orleans region for the Princeton Alumni Schools Committee and served as a member of the Princeton University National Schools Committee from 2012-2014.  Prior to law school, Mr. Bishop worked for Staples, Inc. in the Corporate Strategy and Marketing departments. 

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

Mr. Bishop has been recognized as a Rising Star by Louisiana Super Lawyers and as a Top Lawyer by New Orleans magazine.

News & Events

Presentations

Speaker, "Pre-Closing, Closing and Post-Closing Considerations and Checklists," National Business Institute Buying and Selling a Business: Start-to-Finish seminar, December 2016.

Panelist, "Do You Need a Guardian Angel?  How to Attract and Work with Angel Investors," New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, March 2016.

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Practice areas

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana

Education

Tulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2008

Princeton University, B.A., with honors, 2000

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