When working for the United States Environmental Protection Agency she was Deputy Administrator; Assistant Administrator - Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances; Assistant Administrator - Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation; and Chief of Staff to the EPA Administrator. She was also Vice President of Government Affairs for Monsanto Company, a pesticide and biotechnology corporation. Fisher was also "Of Counsel" with the law firm Latham & Watkins. She attended George Washington University for a masters in Business Administration, Miami University for a B.A and the Ohio State University for a law degree.
In an oral history, EPA Administrator William K. Reilly described Fisher as one of his ablest people, proving to be a star as his Assistant Administrator for Toxics and Pesticides.
· EPA Alumni Association: A Half Century of Progress – former senior EPA officials describe the evolution of the U.S. fight to protect the environment
· EPA Alumni Association: Toxic Substances, A Half Century of Progress, March 1, 2016
- Meet the Executives
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- EPA Alumni Association: EPA Administrator William K. Reilly describes his selection of Linda Fisher as one of EPA’s leaders. Reflections on US Environmental Policy: An Interview with William K. Reilly Video, Transcript (see p9).
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