Dorn Bishop, Vice-Chairman / Secretary

2011 National Internet Championship - DornBishop Open Division winner

Dorn Bishop, a resident of San Diego, graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Highest Honors from Dartmouth College in 1986. He then attended The University of Chicago Law School, where he served as an editor of The Law Review. Following graduation, Mr. Bishop served as a federal judicial clerk in Philadelphia for the Honorable Jay C. Waldman. Mr. Bishop moved to San Diego in 1990, where he spent the next ten years working for Latham & Watkins, one of the world’s premier law firms. First as an associate and then as a partner, Mr. Bishop represented clients in a wide range of insurance coverage, commercial, and environmental matters.
From 2001-2003 he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California. His work for the United States Government included the prosecution of criminal cases involving fraud, drug smuggling, child pornography, bank robbery, assault, alien smuggling, and illegal reentry of convicted felons. He also argued several appeals on behalf of the United States before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and never had a conviction overturned. For the past ten years, he has been President of his own law firm where his practice focuses in insurance coverage, business litigation, and white collar criminal defense.
Mr. Bishop is also a highly-respected and experienced backgammon player who has performed well in several major events. Most notably, he won the 2011 USBGF Internet Backgammon Championship; captained the United States Team to the bronze medal in the 2012 Nation’s Cup World Championships; and placed second in the 2010 U.S. Open Championship.