James M. Fischer
James M. Fischer is an associate in the firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group, where he has practiced since joining the firm in 2001.
represents both public and private clients in various industries including insurance, financial, medical, chemical, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical, and general manufacturing.
practices on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, entrepreneurial matters, venture capital financings, secured and unsecured financing/lending transactions, corporate restructurings and general corporate matters.
Jim graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from The Catholic University of America in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in world politics and a minor in American history.
J.D., magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law
in 2001, where he
was student notes editor for the Seton Hall Legislative Journal and research assistant to Associate Clinical Professor Virginia Hardwick in the Seton Hall Center for Social Justice
In addition to the practice of law, Jim has also served as the chairman of the board of trustees of the American Herbal Products Association, a position to which he was elected on behalf of a client in the nutraceutical industry.
Prior to practicing law, Jim interned for the Honorable Marge Roukema, member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Honorable Dr. Keith Hampson, member of the United Kingdom House of Commons.
Jim is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the New York State Bar, and is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Corporate & Business Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar, the New York State Bar and the Business Law Section of the New York State Bar.