Steven B. Fisher

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STEVEN B. FISHER SHAREHOLDER

Steven B. Fisher, a co-managing director of the Firm, is a trial attorney whose practice has been varied. Mr. Fisher has represented insurance companies, corporations and hospitals in matters ranging from contract disputes to major casualty losses. Mr. Fisher has consulted clients on first-party property insurance coverage interpretation, including contamination and asbestos related claims, as well as complex, multi-party subrogation matters.

Mr. Fisher’s practice includes casualty defense of individuals, corporate entities and liability insurers alike, including premises liability matters, products liability defense, vehicular claims, industrial incidents and mechanical failures. Representative matters include defense of both personal injury matters and assertions of catastrophic property damages.

Mr. Fisher has particular expertise in the areas of fire causation and spread, explosions, product design and malfunction and construction related occurrences. Mr. Fisher’s expertise in products liability includes knowledge of applicable codes and standards adopted throughout the United States as well as industry custom and usage. He has significant experience in claims involving propane gas, railroad incidents and electrical appliance failures.

Further, Mr. Fisher has secured millions of dollars on behalf of his clients by way of trial and pre-trial settlement. He has, likewise, successfully represented clients on appeals throughout the United States.

Mr. Fisher’s practice also concentrates on third-party liability insurance disputes, including coverage analysis, as well as third-party casualty defense work.

EDUCATION

J.D., IIT/Chicago Kent College of Law, 1987

  • Ramsey-Burke Scholarship for Academic Excellence
  • Henry Homer Book Scholarship
  • Semi-Finalist, Charles Evans Hughes Moot Court Competition

B.S., University of Illinois, 1984

ADMISSIONS

United States Supreme Court

Illinois State Bar

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Trial Bar, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

Pro hac vice throughout the United States

CONTACT

sfisher@fisherkanaris.com

Direct Dial: 312-474-1404

Facsimile: 312-474-1410

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