Ann Baird Bishop, an Employee/Plaintiff lawyer with Sponsler, Bennett, Jacobs & Adams in Tampa, FL has been practicing labor and employment law for 35 years and has been a Section member since 1977. Ann became a Section member to stay informed and up-to-date with the most current and prevalent trends in labor and employment law. As an active member, she has remained closely involved with the Worker’s Compensation committee. Since 1981, Ann has practiced almost exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation representing employers and insurers. She began practicing in the area of workers’ compensation at Swift, Currie, McGhee and Hiers before leaving with 21 other lawyers to form Drew, Eckl and Farnham where Ann was selected as the first female partner. Ms. Bishop was the founding member of A. B. Bishop & Associates where she represented self-insured employers and insurance companies in the area of workers’ compensation. This self-described “conscientious” lawyer is a great member to get to know.
Favorite Book: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Hidden Talent: Cooking
Favorite Movie: “Parent Trap”
Dream Vacation: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Midnight Snack: Ice Cream