Robert J. Bishop

Founding Member

Robert J. Bishop

Mr. Bishop manages the firm’s Albany office and represents the firm’s clients in connection with all legislative, administrative agency and government relations matters before the New York State Department of Labor, New York State Legislature, Attorney General’s Office, New York State Comptroller, Governor’s Office and all other executive agencies, as well as all other executive and legislative branches of New York City government.

In addition to serving as a founding member at Pitta Bishop & Del Giorno LLC, Mr. Bishop is also a partner of its affiliated law firm Pitta LLP. He began his legal profession as an attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County and later served as Assistant Legislative Representative of the Mayor of the City of New York. Prior to founding Pitta Bishop & Del Giorno LLC, Mr. Bishop was of counsel to Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn LLP and Herrick Feinstein LLP. He previously served as partner at Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty LLP and Shea & Gould.

Mr. Bishop is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Bishop is a member the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Activities and Affiliations:

He serves on the boards of directors of the Queens County Farm Museum, the Flushing YMCA and of the Friends of the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus Foundation. He serves as Treasurer of Government Affairs Professionals, Inc. (GAP) and is active in numerous civic-minded organizations. He served as a gubernatorial appointee to the State of New York Northeastern Queens Nature and Historical Preserve Commission and on the Mayor’s Task Force to End Chronic Homelessness.

Education:

Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1975)

Fordham College (B.A., 1972)