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), and District of Columbia (2019).
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. He has helped tribes develop environmental laws, including tribal permitting programs and air emission standards. Mr. Fisher has also represented tribes and tribal interests on environmental and jurisdictional issues in federal district and appellate courts. He further has helped tribes seeking cleanup of contaminated sites under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and other laws. Additionally, Mr. Fisher has prepared comments on behalf of tribal clients regarding proposed changes to environmental regulations. Mr. Fisher currently serves as a Policy Advisory Committee Member to the National Tribal Air Association.
Mr. Fisher has experience enforcing the Clean Air Act through its citizen-suit provision at the district court level and navigating discovery on behalf of his client. He also has helped develop tribal laws relating to restorative justice and Peacemaking.
Prior to joining Jill Grant & Associates, Mr. Fisher was a Litigation Fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council, Staff Law Clerk the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and a Legal Fellow at Native American Rights Fund.