Mike Fischer represents companies and individual clients in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), and other federal agencies. He has experience defending individuals and corporations in government and criminal investigations involving fraud, insider trading, corruption, international sanctions violations, and potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
While attending law school, Mike served as a legislative aide to U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito. During his tenure on Capitol Hill, Mike covered a variety of policy issues and was the senator's primary staff contact for legislation and judicial nominations before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Prior to law school, Mike served as special assistant to the West Virginia Attorney General.
Mike maintains an active pro bono practice representing refugees seeking asylum in the United States.
- The George Washington University (J.D. with honors 2020; Online Editor, The George Washington University Law Review); West Virginia University (B.A. in History and Political Science summa cum laude 2012)
- District of Columbia and U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- Legislative Aide, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia (2015-2019); Special Assistant, Office of the West Virginia Attorney General (2013-2014)
- Law Clerk to Judge John M. Gallagher, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2020-2021)