Emily Bishop earned her J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law and her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, in American Studies from Georgetown University. While in law school, Professor Bishop spent a summer interning for Judge Ricardo Urbina on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. She served as the Senior Notes Editor of the New York University Law Review, and her student Note, "A Child's Expertise: Establishing Statutory Protection for Intersexed Children Who Reject Their Gender of Assignment," was published in May 2007. After graduation, Professor Bishop clerked for Judge Shirley Wohl Kram on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She then practiced for three years at the Washington, DC office of WilmerHale LLP in the areas of Securities Litigation and Securities Enforcement. Her pro bono work focused on reproductive rights litigation.
Professor Bishop's scholarly interests include corporate and securities law and family law.