James H. Fisher, II

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James H. “Jim” Fisher II is a Partner in HBS Atlanta office, and he chairs the Construction Practice Group and Property/SIU Practice Group.

A native of Georgia, Jim has a statewide practice devoted to litigation, arbitration, regulation, and issues arising from the interrelated areas of construction, transportation and insurance.

Whether it is a catastrophic injury, complex insurance coverage issue, construction dispute or transportation incident, Jim has tried and mediated such cases in state and federal courts for more than 40 years.

Jim is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and was named to the ALM and Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyers in Construction Law and a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.

He is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia, American Bar Association and Defense Research Institute. He frequently speaks on issues related to litigation and arbitration in construction and insurance law.

Jim received a Juris Doctor from the Emory University School of Law in 1976, and also completed his undergraduate studies at Emory.


•Frequent speaker on various aspects of litigation and arbitration in construction and insurance law.


•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•ALM and Martindale Hubbell Top Rated Lawyers in Construction Law
•fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Construction
  • HBS Construction Practice Group.
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Property / SIU
  • Property/SIU Practice Group
  • Transportation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-954-6953  Phone
678-539-1502  Fax
University Attended:
Emory University, A.B., 1971
Law School Attended:
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court Middle District of Georgia; United States District Court Southern District of Georgia; Supreme Court of the United States of America; Supreme Court of Georgia; Court of Appeals of Georgia; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; United States District Court Northern District of Georgia; 1976, State Bar of Georgia


•American Bar Association
•Construction Lawyers Society of America
•Defense Research Institute
•State Bar of Georgia

Birth Information:
Idaho Falls, Idaho, July 18, 1949

Peer Reviews

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Atlanta, Georgia

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