Attorney Profile:

Jennifer Briggs Fisher

Jennifer Briggs Fisher: Attorney with Duane Morris LLP

Biography

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.

Experience

•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

Selected Publications

•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

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Trial Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415 957 3226  Phone
415 276 6362  Fax
www.duanemorris.com/attorneys/jenniferbriggsfisher.html
University Attended:
Boston College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1999
Law School Attended:
Boston College Law School, J.D., 2005
Year of First admission:
2005
Admission:
2005, California; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Memberships:

Professional Activities

•American Bar Association
- Steering Committee Member - ABA White Collar Crime Young Lawyers Committee
•Women's White Collar Defense Association
•State Bar of California
•San Francisco Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Counsel to a nursing and rehabilitation center in a qui tam action brought under the civil False Claims Act ( FCA ).; Counsel to individual in civil RICO litigation involving allegations of a wine theft conspiracy in Napa, California.; Counsel to president of publicly-held company in investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding allegations of overbilling and fraud in federally funded program; Counsel to foreign executives of a U.S. corporation in U.S. Department of Justice investigation regarding overseas payments implicating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ( FCPA ); Counsel to officer of major Chinese corporation in U.S. Department of Justice investigation regarding violations of the Economic Espionage Act; Counsel to international corporations in U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division investigation and parallel multi-district civil litigation regarding alleged price-fixing in liquid crystal display (LCD) market; Counsel to executive in investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division regarding alleged price-fixing and market manipulation in the international optical-disk drive market; Counsel to a real estate investor in a criminal bid-rigging investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division of the foreclosure auction markets; Counsel to executive in investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice regarding failure to report income; Counsel to senior manager of customs brokerage firm in a criminal customs fraud investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Counsel to national construction firm in investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency regarding alleged Clean Water Act violations; Counsel to numerous employees at biotechnology company in investigation of Food & Drug Act violations by the U.S. Department of Justice and parallel False Claims Act case; Counsel to employees and executives at agricultural producer in investigation of Food & Drug Act violations by the U.S. Department of Justice; Counsel to victim of extortion in restitution proceedings under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act; Counsel to software company in lawsuit by California Office of the State Controller concerning the failed implementation of software; Counsel to U.S. subsidiary of international corporation in civil RICO litigation brought by municipality. County of Marin v. Deloitte Consulting LLP, 836 F.Supp.2d 1030 (N.D. Cal. 2011); Counsel to digital rights management company in fraud litigation brought by international corporation. Micromedia B.V. v. ByteShield, Inc., 2011 WL 5573345 (N.D. Cal. 2011); Counsel to world's largest air cargo developer in lawsuit against the City and County of San Francisco arising from planned quarter-billion dollar air cargo facility at SFO, resulting in a unanimous jury verdict; Counsel to pro bono client through the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Second Chances Clinic in expungement proceedings, resulting in an order granting a motion to dismiss the conviction.
ISLN:
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