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 has extensive experience in third party litigation arising out of trucking, automotive, products, and premises liability claims involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death. He chairs the firm’s transportation practice group, which is comprised of attorneys with vast litigation and coverage experience in 3PL, broker, carrier, cargo or liability claims and coverage issues.
Having represented carriers, brokers, operators, and insurers engaged in trucking and the transportation industry, Mr. Fisher has been involved in catastrophic injury cases involving liability issues unique to trucking and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.