Eckert Seamans Strengthens Government Affairs Practice With Addition of Dylan D. Bishop

September 7, 2022

PITTSBURGH (September 7, 2022) – Eckert Seamans is pleased to welcome Dylan D. Bishop to the firm’s Richmond office as an associate in the Government Affairs practice group.

Bishop provides strategic counsel to businesses and trade associations on utilizing legislative, regulatory, and administrative processes to further their respective interests.  Beyond advocacy, he helps clients navigate licensing, regulatory compliance, and other complex legal issues inherent to highly regulated industries.

Bishop brings knowledge and experience from every aspect of the legislative and regulatory arenas.  As Chief of Staff, he led the office of the Virginia Senator, who then served as Chairman of the Virginia Senate Transportation Committee and the Virginia Joint Commission on Health Care.  Bishop also helped to craft the Virginia regulatory framework for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

He regularly lobbies the Virginia General Assembly and state agencies on behalf a diverse group of business interests and trade associations.  He is also known for his experience in managing matters involving gaming, controlled substances, heavy construction, and state employees.

Bishop earned his J.D., cum laude, from University of Richmond School of Law and his B.A., cum laude, from Hampden-Sydney College.

About Eckert Seamans

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC has more than 300 lawyers located in 15 offices throughout the United States, including Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Boston, Massachusetts; Washington, D.C.; Richmond, Virginia; Wilmington, Delaware; Newark and Princeton, New Jersey; Buffalo and White Plains, New York; Providence, Rhode Island; Troy, Michigan; Charleston, West Virginia; and Hartford, Connecticut. The firm provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of litigation, including mass tort and products liability; corporate and business law; intellectual property; labor and employment relations; aviation; bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; employee benefits; environmental law; construction; public finance; real estate; tax; estates; and transportation. To provide access to legal resources that enhance our ability to serve clients’ needs worldwide, Eckert Seamans partners with SCG Legal, a global network of over 145 independent law firms with more than 11,500 attorneys. For more information about the firm, please visit

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