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Barry R. Fischer

Barry R. Fischer

Managing Partner
New York, New York

Barry R. Fischer provides the leadership of THE BARRY FISCHER LAW FIRM. He has specialized in commercial litigation and appeared on behalf of his clients in courts and arbitration hearings throughout the US for more than 40 years.

His clients include large and mid-size Latin American companies and high net worth individuals with interests in banking, financial services, sugar and ethanol production, mineral extraction and media and real estate development.

He has taught trial tactics and strategy for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy at Duke University Law School and The University of Pennsylvania Law School. He has lectured for the Practicing Law Institute on conducting complex factual investigations and was a contributing author of a book on investigative techniques.

Mr. Fischer has appeared on many television and radio interviews and as a television talk show panelist associated with his litigation practice. He has also appeared as a guest commentator on the Courtroom Television Network.

He is a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University and of Albany Law School. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and many United States Courts of Appeal and District Courts. He is a member of the bar of New York and Florida and of the American Bar Association and the Bar of the City of New York.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1967
  • Florida, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1967
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1967
  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
    • A.B. magna cum laude - 1964
    • Major: Politics

Published Works

  • Elegant Solutions, Amazon, 2011
  • Protecting the Findings of internal Investigations, Practice Law Institute, 1987
  • "Investigating Claims of Sexual Harassment: A Hypothetical Case Study", Practice Law Institute, 1987


  • Basic Trial Practice, Nat. Inst. for Trial Advocacy, 1982
  • Advance Trial Practice, Nat. Inst. for Trial Advocacy, 1982

Honors and Awards

  • Best Senior Thesis - Department of Politics - Princeton Univ., 1964
  • Third Prize Annual Debate Competition - Princeton University, 1964
  • Campus Club

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, 1967 - 2011
  • Association of the Bar of City of New York, 1982 - 2011
  • American Bar Association
  • International Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Central and South America

Past Employment Positions

  • O'Connell & Aronowitz, Partner, 1967 - 1977
  • New York Power Authority, Assistant General Counsel, 1977 - 1982
  • Hall, Dickler, Lawler, Kent & Friedman, Partner, 1983 - 1992

Ancillary Businesses

  • Lobbying - Associated Industries of New York - 1967 - 1970


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Office Location

The Barry Fischer Law Firm LLC
555 Fifth Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017
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Phone: 212-840-9300
Fax: 212-682-7060
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