Staff Attorney

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7414

Lynne Fischer's practice as a staff attorney is anchored in the area of legal ethics. She is the principal conflicts lawyer in the Business Restructuring and Reorganization practice area, preparing the Firm's conflicts disclosures for her practice group Firmwide. Lynne has over 18 years of experience in conducting comprehensive conflicts reviews in connection with the Firm's retention in bankruptcy matters for debtors or creditors, as well as committee and special counsel representations. She has also conducted in-house training seminars for the Firm's bankruptcy associates and legal assistants that focus on legal ethics issues, the Firm's policies and procedures regarding conflicts disclosures, and compliance with the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and Rules.

Lynne first joined the Firm in 1979 as a corporate legal assistant. Between 1979 and 1986, she participated in numerous corporate securities and real estate transactions, with heavy emphasis in the areas of corporate and tax-exempt finance. Prior to rejoining Jones Day in 1999, Lynne was associated with another firm where her practice was concentrated in the areas of health care law and litigation.

Lynne is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.


  • Diebold Nixdorf successfully restructures over $2.7 billion in funded debt and completes the first-ever dual proceeding under the U.S. bankruptcy code and Dutch restructuring law in 71 daysIn the first-ever cross border restructuring involving dual main proceedings under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and a scheme of arrangement (the "Dutch Scheme") under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord ("WHOA")), and the first-ever chapter 15 recognition of Dutch Scheme proceedings and a sanctioned WHOA reorganization plan (the "WHOA Plan"), Jones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated ("Diebold") and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries (the "Debtors") in connection with (i) the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of In re Diebold Holding Company, LLC, et al., (Case No. 23-90602-DRJ) commenced on June 1, 2023, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the "Bankruptcy Court"); (ii) the Dutch Scheme, commenced on June 1, 2023 by Diebold Nixdorf Dutch Holding B.V. (the "Dutch Issuer") in the District Court of Amsterdam (the "Dutch Court"), and (iii) the chapter 15 proceedings before the Bankruptcy Court commenced by the foreign representative of the Dutch Issuer, wherein the Bankruptcy Court recognized the Dutch Scheme proceeding as a foreign main proceeding and recognized and extended comity to the WHOA Plan that was sanctioned by the Dutch Court.
  • Molycorp emerges from bankruptcy as Neo Performance MaterialsJones Day advised Molycorp, Inc. in the bankruptcy buyout of the company by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
  • Georgia Gulf completes successful debt-for-equity exchangeJones Day represented Georgia Gulf Corporation in its successful exchange of 92% of the aggregate outstanding principal amount of $736 million owing in respect of three series Senior Notes.