Jennifer Briggs Fisher
practices in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, regulatory compliance and complex business litigation. Ms. Fisher has represented corporations and individuals in both criminal and civil proceedings, including those involving software implementation, antitrust offenses, tax matters, environmental violations, health care regulations, false claims, government contract disputes, homeland security and customs enforcement, and food and drug regulations.
Ms. Fisher has experience representing clients in government investigations and criminal prosecutions. She regularly provides counseling and advice to companies and individuals on a wide range of criminal, legislative, regulatory and civil matters. Ms. Fisher has also been involved in financial markets litigation involving institutional investors and global investment banking matters.
Ms. Fisher is active in pro bono matters and has served as the Pro Bono Coordinator for the firm's San Francisco office. In 2011, Ms. Fisher received the Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award from the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the Bar Association of San Francisco Volunteer Legal Services Program. She has also served on the Leadership Council of the Bar Association of San Francisco Volunteer Legal Services Program. Her pro bono practice includes representation of indigent defendants in litigation, advocating for federal prisoners petitioning for clemency, and serving as co-counsel for the Innocence Project as amicus curiae in cases challenging wrongful convictions.
Prior to entering law school, Ms. Fisher worked on Capitol Hill as a Legislative Assistant to Congressman Adam Schiff and was the Deputy Finance Director for Congressman Schiff's first campaign for Congress in 2000. While in Washington, D.C., Ms. Fisher also worked in the office of Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher.
Ms. Fisher is a 2005 graduate of Boston College Law School and a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College. During law school, Ms. Fisher studied at King's College London and worked for a British law reform and human rights organization.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2015-present
- Associate, 2006-2014
•Hancock Rothert & Bunshoft LLP
- Associate, 2005
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Speaker, Proper Litigation Hold Process, ESI Roundtable Half-Day Workshop, Duane Morris, San Francisco, October 27, 2016
•Panelist, Associate Business Development, Duane Morris Annual Retreat, Boca Raton, Florida, October 2014
•Panelist, White Collar Criminal Law Practice, Duane Morris Annual Retreat, Boca Raton, Florida, October 2012
•Speaker, Internal Investigations: A Step-by-Step Approach, Duane Morris, San Francisco, July 18, 2012
•Co-author, Dodd-Frank Act Update: SEC Proposes Rules Applicable to Investment Advisers, Duane Morris Alert, December 6, 2010
•Co-author, U.S. Financial Reform: Registration of Advisors to Private Investment Funds and Pools, and of Small Advisory Firms, Duane Morris Alert, August 24, 2010
•Co-author, E-Discovery's Foreign Intrigue, San Francisco Daily Journal, March 24, 2009
Honors and Awards
•Listed in Super Lawyers Northern California Rising Stars, 2013-2016