John E. Fisher
John E. Fisher

About John E. Fisher:

John Fisher is a shareholder with the firm. Since 1965 he has concentrated his trial practice in the areas of commercial litigation as well as personal injury, wrongful death, construction and professional malpractice. He has served as Regional Counsel to various national manufacturers defending products liability claims and to insurance companies in Directors & Officers liability matters.

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Location Orlando, FL
Location 407-843-2111
Location 407-422-1080
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Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1973

Education

  1. Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
    • LL.B. - 1965
  2. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1962

Published Works

  • "Comparative Negligence, Some Unanswered Questions", Insurance Law Journal, Nov., 1973
  • "Contribution, Comparative Negligence and Contribution in Florida," The Florida Bar, 1977

Representative Clients

  • BIC Corporation
  • Supervision International
  • Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Juices & Beverages, Inc.
  • Llyods of London
  • ProAssurance

Honors and Awards

  • Leading Florida Attorneys
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell's "AV" Rating
  • Selected Florida Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Florida Board of Trial Advocates Eleven statewide chapters, 2004
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2004 - Present
  • Florida Legal Elite, 2006
  • Orlando Business Journal Best of the Bar, 2007
  • Selected most outstanding Bar President by The Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents, 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America, Bet-the-Company Litigation, 2010 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2010 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Legal Malpractice Law Defense, 2010 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation Defense, 2010 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Professional Malpractice Law Defense, 2010 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation Defense, 2014
  • Florida Super Laywers in Business Litigation, Professional Liability, Personal Injury - General 2006 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Member, 1988 - 1992
  • The Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Executive Committee, 1990 - 1992
  • The Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Program Evaluation Committee, 1990 - 1992
  • The Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Budget Committee, 1988 - 1991
  • The Florida Bar, Candidate for President, 1993
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Chairman, 1977 - 1978
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Chairman Elect, 1976 - 1977
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Secretary, 1975 - 1976
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, Executive Council, 1974 - 1983
  • Florida Bar Foundation, Lifetime Fellow
  • Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions, Member, 1994 - 2000
  • Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission, Member, 2000 - 2004
  • Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission, 2003, Vice Chair
  • Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission, 2004, Chairman
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, 1978, President
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, 1977, President Elect
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, 1976, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Directors, 1973 - 1975
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, President, 1986 - 1987
  • Orange County Bar Association, President Elect, 1985 - 1986
  • Orange County Bar Association, Executive Council, 1982 - 1985
  • Orange County Bar Association Educational Fund, President, 1986 - 1987
  • Orange County Bar Foundation, Member, Board of Directors, 1985 - 1986
  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, 2002, President
  • Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, 2001, President Elect
  • American Bar Foundation, Lifetime Fellow
  • Florida Board of Trial Advocates, President, 2006 - 2007
  • Florida Board of Trial Advocates, Treasurer, 2005 - 2006
  • Florida Board of Trial Advocates, Member, Board of Directors, 2001 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, Partner, 1969 - 1984
  • Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, Associate, 1965 - 1969

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