Garrett Bishop is a senior counsel and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Bishop practices general corporate and business law with an emphasis in securities law, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Bishop also regularly represents mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and publicly traded investment advisers with respect to all aspects of the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, public disclosure and reporting and the offering of securities. He is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities, Corporate Governance, Fund Formation & Investment Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Funds & Buyout, and Securities & Corporate Finance Practices.
Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Bishop participated in the Summer Honors Programs and externships of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. where, among other responsibilities, he aided staff in the implementation of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act rulemakings relating to derivatives.
Mr. Bishop earned his law degree from The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2013), where he was a co-founder of the Forum on Law, Economics and Finance. He received his master’s degree in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University (M.A., 2008) and his undergraduate degree in international affairs from The George Washington University (B.A., cum laude, 2006).
Mr. Bishop is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin.