Erby J. Fischer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Birmingham, AL

Fischer & Associates, LLC
 | 2201 Providence Park, Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35242
Phone: 205-208-7638
Fax: 205-423-8510
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2015, 2018
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Birmingham, Alabama-based Fischer & Associates, LLC, Erby J. Fischer focuses his practice primarily on plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He provides compassionate and astute representation to clients throughout the state who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. Mr. Fischer's cases have covered truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability and defective products. He also has significant experience in insurance fraud and bad faith actions as well as complex business litigation.

Mr. Fischer has been able to obtain many sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients. Some of his representative successes have included a $2.5 million jury verdict in a case involving premises liability and a $6 million award in a trade secrets lawsuit. These and other successes have earned Mr. Fischer the praise and respect of his fellow attorneys. The recipient of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

Admitted to practice before all Alabama state courts, Mr. Fischer is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. His professional affiliations include the American Association for Justice, the Birmingham Bar Association and the Alabama Association for Justice. A summa cum laude graduate of Troy University, Mr. Fischer obtained his legal education at the University of Alabama School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1996. He is frequently asked to deliver continuing legal education presentations on topics related to his practice areas.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Business Litigation (40%)

Class Action/Mass Torts (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2015, 2018

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About Erby Fischer

Admitted: 1996, Alabama

Professional Webpage:


  • ATLA Trial Competition National Semi-Finalist, University of Alabama School of Law, 1995
  • Lifetime Charter Member of Best Attorneys of America
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers in Alabama
  • Alabama Super Lawyers list for Personal Injury Litigation, 2013 - 2015
  • Alabama Super Lawyers list for Business Litigation, 2012
  • AV rating by Martindale Hubbell
  • Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society, University of Alabama School of Law
  • American College of Trial Lawyers Award for Most Promising Trial Lawyer, University of Alabama School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Alabama, 1996
  • National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association
  • Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Birmingham Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Board of Governor, Alabama Association for Justice
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • Supreme Court of Alabama

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Instructor, Trial Advocacy Program, University of Alabama School of Law


  • Erby has tried to jury verdict many personal injury lawsuits that have resulted in six and seven figure awards. $ 6.0 million dollars in a business tort matter, $3.5 million dollars against a trucking company and a $2.5 million dollar verdict In a premises Eiability case

Educational Background:

  • Troy State University, B.S., Summa Cum Laude, History, Economics, Business, 1992

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
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Office Location for Erby J. Fischer

2201 Providence Park
Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: 205-208-7638

Fax: 205-423-8510

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Last Updated: 8/30/2018

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