Lou Fisher focuses on difficult legal questions and economic expert issues in matters including mergers, debt restructuring, and disputes between business partners. He has won lengthy legal fights for clients, helping them overcome regulatory hurdles with positive results.
Lou's recent matters include defense of several mergers against challenges by the Federal Trade Commission, a series of disputes between a media company and its creditors, and a bankruptcy adversary proceeding involving corporate fiduciary duties. His trial experience includes victories in federal voting rights cases and in liability and damages trials against the United States government in the Court of Federal Claims. Lou also has an active pro bono practice in appeals and administrative matters on topics ranging from civil rights to public benefits to family law.
Lou is a member of the Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court and recently served on the Yale Law School Association Executive Committee. He has written on voting rights law and on Supreme Court decisions in a variety of other areas.
- Yale University (J.D. 1997; B.A. summa cum laude 1993)
- New York and District of Columbia
- Law Clerk to Hon. José A. Cabranes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1999) and Law Clerk to Hon. Douglas P. Woodlock, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts (1997-1998)