January 16, 2007
UM Law Alum '97 Professer Jefferey Fisher recognized as one of the American Lawyer-Young Litigator Fab-50
Professor Jefferey Fisher, a '97 UM Law School grad and currently a professor of law at Stanford Law School, is a leading Supreme Court litigator and nationally recognized expert on criminal procedure, Jeffrey Fisher has argued several and worked on dozens of other cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. His successes include bringing and winning the landmark cases of Blakely v. Washington, in which the Court held the Sixth Amendment right to a jury trial applies to sentencing guidelines and Crawford v. Washington, in which he persuaded the Court to adopt a new approach to the Constitution's Confrontation Clause.
In 2006, the National Law Journal named Professor Fisher one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America. In addition to his Supreme Court practice, Professor Fisher has published several articles on various criminal and constitutional issues, and he speaks regularly to judicial conferences and leading legal organizations. He joined the law school faculty from the national law firm of Davis Wright & Tremaine LLP where he also offered his services pro bono to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Professor Fisher clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
Posted by hafeezt at January 16, 2007 11:57 AM