Dennis L. Fisher

Dennis L. Fisher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C.
 | 111 East Kilbourn Avenue, 19th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-273-1300
Fax: 414-273-5840
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (50%),
  • Environmental (50%)
Attorney Profile
Dennis L. Fisher is a shareholder with the law firm Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. He concentrates his practice on civil litigation with emphasis on general business litigation, including contract, property damage, environmental remediations, business torts, civil rights, municipal law, and insurance coverage.  Mr. Fisher has litigated cases in circuit courts throughout Wisconsin, U.S. District Courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin and Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Bankruptcy Courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, Administrative Hearings (such as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources), and arbitration hearing under the American Arbitration Association Rules and other arbitration systems.  Mr. Fisher has also represented clients in federal and state courts in other states, and has represented many clients on appeals in both the state and federal court systems.

About Dennis Fisher

Admitted: 1974, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.mtfn.com/attorneys/attorney.php?ID=4

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association; Iowa State Bar Association; Milwaukee Bar Association; State Bar of Wisconsin (Past Chairman, Director and Program Chairman, Environmental Law Section); Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers. Supreme Court of IowaSupreme Court of WisconsinUnited States Supreme CourtUnited States Court of Appeals, 7th CircuitUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of WisconsinUnited States District Court for the Western District of WisconsinLaw Clerk to the Honorable Edward J. McManus, Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 1974-76;Field Investigator and Law Clerk, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Environmental Unit, Summer and Fall, 1972

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Milwaukee Audubon Society (President, 1980- 83; Board of Directors, 1977-84; Fund      Drive Chairman, 1987); Vice President and Director, Society of Tympanuchus Cupido Pinnatus, Ltd.; Director, Wisconsin 4H Foundation, Inc., 1996-2000; President and Director, Whitefish Bay Library Fund, Inc.; Member, Citizens Environmental Assessment Committee to Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, 1978; Member, Environmental subcommittee of Citizens Advisory Council, Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 1985-86.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-author, Obtaining an Injunction, State Bar of Wisconsin ATS-CLE (1999);Co-author, Fourth Annual Wisconsin Water Law Conference, University of Wisconsin Law School Continuing Legal Education (1997);Co-author, Key Issues in Wetlands Regulation in Wisconsin, National Business Institute, Inc. (1995);Co-author, Environmental Law and You: A Guide for Compliance in Wisconsin, National Business Institute, Inc. (1993);Co-author, First Annual Wisconsin Water Law Conference, University of Wisconsin Law School Continuing Legal Education (1993);Co-author, Environmental Liability in Wisconsin, Lorman Business Center, Inc. (1992);Co-author, Hazardous Waste in Wisconsin, National Business Institute (1991);Author, "Solidifying Enforceability of Liquidated Damages Clauses," 7 Milwaukee Lawyer 11 (Fall, 1983);Associate Editor, Resources and Decisions, Duxbury Press (1975).

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; National Science Foundation Fellow, 1978.

Educational Background:

  • J.D. (cum laude) University of Wisconsin, 1974
  • M.S. (Zoology) University of Wisconsin, 1969
  • B.S. (with honors) University of Wisconsin, 1967
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Office Location for Dennis L. Fisher

111 East Kilbourn Avenue
19th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Last Updated: 4/10/2019

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