Fay E. Fishman

Fay E. Fishman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Social Security Disability Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Peterson & Fishman, PLLP
 | 2915 S. Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Phone: 612-827-8123
Fax: 612-827-8916
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Social Security Disability
Attorney Profile

Fay Fishman has been representing people with disabilities for over 30 years. She works to obtain benefits for her clients while eliminating their stress in dealing with the legal system. Fay is an author and frequent lecturer on disability issues. She provides expert services on workers' compensation/Social Security offsets. Fay also represents veterans in disability claims against the Veterans Administration. She performs pro bono work through Minnesota Cancer Legal Line, ALS Association, Federal Bar Association Pro Se Project, National Veterans Consortium, and other disability organizations. Fay has been awarded the Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award from the Minnesota Federal District Court. She has been recognized for her services to many organizations addressing disability issues.  She also maintains a Social Security and veterans disability practice in Phoenix, Arizona.

About Fay Fishman

Admitted: 1984, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.petersonandfishman.com/attorney/fay-fishman/


  • Distinguished Service Award, Minnesota Federal District Court, 2011
  • Cancer Legal Line

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in Arizona in 2001, Accredited by the VA for representing veterans 2008, Admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals for Veteran's Claims. 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Cancer Legal Line Federal Court Pro Se Program
  • Minnesota ALS Association, Cancer Legal, Veterans' Pro Bono Consortium, Minnesota Volunteer Lawyers, Minnesota Aids Project.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Local and National lecturer on various Social Security issues, Co-Author Benefits Coordination chapter Workers' Compensation Deskbook, Author numerous articles on the coordination between Workers' Compensation and Social Security. 

Industry Groups

  • Veterans Disability
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Office Location for Fay E. Fishman

2915 S. Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55405

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Last Updated: 11/14/2018

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