JENNIFER BISHOP – Chair of the Board
Jennifer Bishop is a Toronto-based partner in the Business Law Group of Miller Thomson LLP. In her legal practice, she focuses on helping business clients navigate mergers, acquisitions and brand-protection issues, as well as general corporate and commercial work. Jennifer is a member of the Canadian, American and International Bar Associations, leads Miller Thomson’s National Hospitality Industry Group, and currently serves on the leadership team of the International Bar Association’s Women Lawyers’ Interest Group. Jennifer has been designated by Lexpert as a “Top 40 Under 40” Rising Star, and in law school received the J.W. Whiteside Award for outstanding volunteer commitment to under-served legal communities.
Prior to moving to Ontario to train, Jennifer won junior and open titles throughout Atlantic Canada, competed nationally and internationally, and received a National Achievement Award for Amateur Sport. Jennifer was granted an NCAA Division 1 tennis scholarship to the University of South Florida, during which time her team was four-time conference champions. Jennifer remains engaged as an active tennis player at the Toronto Lawn and Davisville Tennis Clubs, and competes regularly in seniors tennis tournaments in Canada and abroad.
Jennifer is the immediate Past President of the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club and Chair of the Doug Philpott Inner-City Tennis Fund.