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Matthew J. Fisher

Matthew Fisher’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar matters, and appellate litigation.

Prior to joining MoloLamken, Mr. Fisher clerked for the Honorable Don R. Willett of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for the Honorable Edward C. Prado of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Previously, he worked as a summer associate at law firms Susman Godfrey LLP, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and Kaye Scholer LLP. He also worked as a Research Assistant at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.

Representative Matters

  • Tanning salon in litigation concerning the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
  • Senior executive of renewable energy company in connection with securities litigation
  • Major e-cigarette manufacturer in proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission
  • Senior civil servant before the Federal Circuit in case involving due process protections for federal employees
  • Global financial institution in a residential mortgage-backed securities “putback” suit against sponsor of securitization
  • National media company in Illinois state court appeal concerning contract, fiduciary duty, and fraud claims against former executive
  • State prisoner in a federal civil jury trial and Seventh Circuit appeal concerning Eighth Amendment violations


  • Law clerk to the Honorable Don R. Willett, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Edward C. Prado, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Order of the Coif

Articles Editor, Northwestern University Law Review

Northwestern University, B.A., cum laude

National Intercollegiate Debate Champion, 2011

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
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