Ian Paul Fisher

Ian Paul Fisher, Washington University in St. Louis (B.A. 2011, College Honors); Columbia Law School (J.D. 2014, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar).

Admitted to the Bar: Colorado (2014), Illinois (2018), seeking admission to the District of Columbia, practicing in D.C. under supervision pursuant to District of Columbia Court of Appeals Rule 49(C)(8).

Court admissions: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2015), U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois General Bar (2017), Central District of Illinois (2017).

Mr. Fisher has assisted clients in environmental, administrative, and federal Indian law matters in regulatory and litigation contexts. Mr. Fisher has helped tribes with appellate briefs on environmental and jurisdictional issues. He has prepared comments on behalf of his tribal clients regarding environmental regulations. Mr. Fisher has experience enforcing the Clean Air Act through its citizen-suit provision at the district court level and navigating offensive and defensive discovery on behalf of his client. He also has helped develop tribal laws relating to restorative justice and Peacemaking.

Mr. Fisher previously worked on the Natural Resources Defense Council’s litigation team after clerking at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Office of Staff Attorneys. He also completed a legal fellowship with the Native American Rights Fund.