John Bishop

Co-Planner, Attorney, McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP

John Bishop is a founding partner of McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP, in Portland, Oregon, a law firm that specializes in union-side labor law. John has devoted his entire legal career to representing labor unions and their members in arbitration, administrative and judicial proceedings.

For almost 40 years, he has proudly advocated for a wide variety of employees, including electrical workers, school and postal employees, retail and grocery workers, bus and truck drivers, food processing workers, health care workers, police officers, firefighters, steelworkers, and railway employees. He has handled cases arising under state laws such as Oregon’s Public Employee Collective Bargaining Act and its Fair Dismissal Law for teachers, and cases arising under federal laws such as the National Labor Relations and Railway Labor Acts.

John is a proud member and former Board Member of the AFL-CIO’s Union Lawyers Alliance.