A. Robert Fischer: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

A. Robert Fischer

Austin,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone(512) 362-7100

Peer Rating
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • General Employment Litigation
University University of Texas at El Paso, B.B.A., with honors, 1980
Law SchoolUniversity of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1983
Admitted1984, Texas and New York; 1985, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern District of New York; 1987, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1994, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 2012, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western District of Texas; 2013, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

bar & professional association memberships

Texas State Bar

Austin Bar Association

Association for Corporate Growth


Rob Fischer is a Shareholder in the Austin, Texas offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Fischer is a 1983 graduate of The University of Texas School of Law. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in the Chambers USA Guide to America's Best Lawyers for Business, and has the highest (AV) Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating. Mr. Fischer served for more than a decade as the national co-chair of Jackson Lewis' Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition Practice Group.

A. Robert Fischer

Mr. Fischer has litigated cases around the country in state, federal, bankruptcy and appellate courts, and before arbitration tribunals.

His experience with non-compete litigation includes handling cases in fourteen states, including the representation of employers in the enforcement of non-competes with virtually world-wide scope in a number of cases.

Mr. Fischer's work for hedge funds and other financial services firms includes defending against portfolio managers' claims for equity and bonuses, litigating non-compete and other post-employment restrictions, and drafting a variety of employment and compensation agreements.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

•AV Rated byMartindale Hubbell (multiple years including current)

•Listed inThe Best Lawyers in America(multiple years including current)

•Listed inChambers USA Guide to Americas Best Lawyers for Business (multiple years including current)

•Listed in TexasSuperLawyers

•ZACH Theatre, General Counsel and Member of Board of Trustees

•Special Master, U.S. District Court (for employment law cases)

•U.S. Army Security Agency, 1975-1978


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Office Information

A. Robert Fischer

816 Congress Avenue, Suite 1530
AustinTX 78701


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