Jeffrey L. Fisher

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Jeffrey L. Fisher
Born 1970 (age 47–48)
Leawood, Kansas
Alma mater University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1997)
Duke University (A.B., 1992)
Employer Davis Wright Tremaine
Stanford Law School
Known for Supreme Court Litigation
Title Professor of Law
Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

Jeffrey L. Fisher (born 1970)[1] is an American law professor and U.S. Supreme Court litigator. He has argued 33 and worked on dozens of other cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is co-director of the Stanford Law School Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. He has two daughters, Charlotte and Eleanor Fisher. [2]

Legal Career[edit]

Fisher received a B.A. from Duke University in 1992 and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1997, where he was a Notes Editor of the Michigan Law Review.[3] He was a law clerk for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit during the 1997-98 term.[4] He clerked for Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States during the 1998-99 term.[5]

He was an associate and then a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, in Seattle, from 1999-2006.[6] He became an Associate Professor of Law at Stanford Law School in 2006. He was awarded the 2008 Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award.[7] He became a Professor of Law at Stanford Law School in 2012.

He has argued before the United States Supreme Court in:

He is lead counsel for those challenging Oklahoma's denial of marriage rights to same-sex couples in Bishop v. Oklahoma.[10]

He is licensed to practice law in Washington.[11]



Source: The AALS Directory of Law Teachers 2006-2007.

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