James H. Fisher II is a Partner in HBS Atlanta office. He chairs both the HBS Construction Practice Group and Property/SIU Practice Group.
A native of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Mr. Fisher received his Juris Doctor from the Emory University School of Law in 1976.
Mr. Fisher’s statewide practice is devoted to providing solutions related to litigation, regulation, and issues arising out of the frequently interrelated areas of construction, transportation and insurance.
Whether it is a catastrophic injury, complex insurance coverage issue, construction dispute, or transportation incident, Mr. Fisher has tried and mediated many such cases in both state and federal courts for more than 30 years throughout the state of Georgia. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and Defense Research Institute.
Mr. Fisher is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and was named to the ALM and Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyers in Construction Law list in 2013. He frequently speaks on issues related to litigation and insurance law.
Mr. Fisher chairs the HBS Construction Practice Group. He has been involved in the representation of developers, owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects and engineers, construction managers, suppliers, transportation providers and haulers, and insurance carriers in nearly every aspect of the construction industry for more than 30 years. He focuses on providing solutions and problem avoidance strategies for his many clients in this industry.
His construction experience includes litigation; claims involving construction design and defect, delay, change orders and extra work; systems engineering; contract compliance; insurance coverage; regulatory or grading; hydrology and erosion control; heavy equipment and personal injury; and property damage.
Mr. Fisher has served as a Special Assistant Attorney General representing the Georgia Department of Transportation in connection with construction litigation. He has been called upon to represent numerous national insurance carriers to the construction industry in connection with complex claims, disputes and coverage litigation. He is also actively involved in industry and professional organizations, and he is a member of the Construction Law Committee of the USLaw Network of trial attorneys.