About Me
Charles S. Bishop specializes in the representation of insurance companies, their insureds, parties to business disputes, and injured individuals. Conveniently located in San Francisco's financial district, Mr. Bishop offers quality legal representation to individuals and corporations, and to insurance carriers seeking experienced legal counsel throughout California. Mr. Bishop is able to provide early, efficient and honest evaluation of cases for its clients. This office is dedicated to the following principles:

Honesty, professionalism and ethics in all dealings with clients, courts and counsel
Reliable early evaluation of both prospective liability and exposure
Sensitivity to client cost considerations
An efficient, responsive and adaptable litigation team
Consideration of alternate strategies for resolution
Straightforward, understandable, verifiable billing
Regular comprehensive reporting

With extensive litigation experience, Mr. Bishop has handled hundreds of cases to successful conclusion. He recognizes that a favorable disposition depends upon prompt, efficient discovery with a continual eye toward ultimate resolution. Mr. Bishop has the experience, skill, and resources to take a case to trial when it is necessary and appropriate. Mr. Bishop also utilizes the assistance of closely supervised law clerks, associate attorneys and contract attorneys where appropriate and necessary to the efficient and quality representation of its clients.

Having founded his own practice in 1993 with named partners of a prestigious San Francisco Insurance Defense Firm, Mr. Bishop has tried lawsuits to conclusion for clients including Hertz Corporation, Atlantic Richfield Corporation, Anaconda Minerals Corporation, and numerous other individuals and entities. Mr. Bishop has many years of experience and focuses its practice in the following areas of law:

Asbestos Litigation
Coordinated Pharmaceutical Litigation
Common Carrier/Motor Vehicle Litigation
Construction Defect Litigation
Premises Liability Law
Product Liability Law
Brain Injuries
Other Toxic Torts Including Benzene, Pesticides and Cosmetics
Silica Litigation

Medical Device Litigation