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.
- Cleveland State University (J.D. 1995; Recipient of American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Legal Writing and Research, 1995; B.A. cum laude 1978)
- Ohio and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio